Amelia Rayno

Sports reporter | College basketball
Phone: 612-673-4115

Recent content from Amelia Rayno

Big recruiting class addresses Gophers' basketball needs

With six available scholarships, Richard Pitino lured athletic players who fit his mold.

Updated: May 01, 2014, - 01:51 PM

NCAA to consider unlimited food for athletes

The NCAA Board of Directors could pass a new measure on Thursday that changes how schools feed athletes.Current NCAA rules...

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 07:31 AM

Getting to the Final Four the Wisconsin way

An emphasis on fundamentals and finding players who fit has paid off with a Final Four berth.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 08:31 AM

Pitino finds masterful NIT mentor in Dad

Richard Pitino might have first rolled his eyes at his father’s words, but they proved to be prophetic.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 09:36 PM

Gophers capture NIT crown with 65-63 win over SMU

Richard Pitino’s first season with Minnesota ended in victory at Madison Square Garden. Minnesota last won the NIT in 1998, but that title was vacated.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 10:21 AM

Gophers to try for NIT title that once got away

There’s some unfinished business for several Gophers in their second NIT final in three years.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 12:02 PM

Osenieks surprises, helps Gophers advance to NIT final

Oto Osenieks un-retired to help the Gophers dispose of Florida State in overtime and move on to face SMU in Thursday's NIT championship.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 06:09 AM

Gophers' Pitino knows triumph, tragedy in New York

Gophers coach Richard Pitino has fond childhood memories of New York, but lost a beloved uncle on 9/11.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 07:08 AM

NCAA Insider: What to watch in the Sweet 16

Who was playing well heading into this week hardly matters. It’s all about the matchups ahead. Here's five Sweet 16 story lines to watch.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 01:27 PM

Gophers prevail over Southern Miss, head back to New York

Austin Hollins’ career-high 32 points in his final home game sparked the Gophers.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 09:33 AM

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