Amelia Rayno

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

Recent content from Amelia Rayno

Buggs savors the unpredictable after rescuing Gophers

A 13-point performance from little-used freshman Charles Buggs left the Gophers smiling and the Hawkeyes reeling.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 01:00 PM

A most unlikely outburst carries Gophers past No. 20 Iowa

With hot long-range shooting from a pair of unexpected sources, the high-flying Gophers held off the Hawkeyes.

Updated: February 26, 2014, - 03:08 PM

Gophers' Eliason: Trying to erase the doubts

No one is harder on Elliott Eliason than himself. The Gophers center from rural Nebraska keeps trying to prove himself by controlling the inner drive that pushes and punishes him.

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 06:57 AM

Halftime lead melts away in Gophers loss at Ohio State

Ohio State trailed by 12 after halftime, before a 17-0 run wiped out the visitors.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 12:36 AM

Gophers rise, fall with point guard Mathieu

In Big Ten games when DeAndre Mathieu has scored at least 10 points, the Gophers are 6-2. In games where he has scored fewer than 10, the Gophers are 0-6.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 11:52 PM

College Basketball Insider: Tubby's team exceeding expectations

Texas Tech is winning, or at least playing well, in February, unlike Coach Smith’s teams at Minnesota.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 10:33 PM

Gophers, tournament hopes crumble in home loss to Illinois

After Minnesota led 14-3, lowly Illinois roared back behind Kendrick Nunn's three-pointers. The Gophers shot only 4-for-25 from three-point range.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 11:35 AM

Signs of improvement on defense for Gophers basketball

Minnesota has looked fundamentally sound stopping its past two foes.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 09:33 AM

Mathieu steps up as Gophers nab needed victory at Northwestern

The Gophers snapped a five-game road losing streak and improved their Big Ten Conference record to 6-7 with Sunday's victory at Northwestern, which defeated Minnesota 55-54 on Feb. 1.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 07:13 AM

Road woes have Gophers basketball looking for answers

Minnesota is 1-5 in Big Ten road games, a trend the Gophers need to correct and soon.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 03:42 PM

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