This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina (Go Tar Heels!), where fanhood is not an option. In 2010, she joined the Star Tribune after graduating from Boston's Emerson College, which sadly had no exciting D-I college hoops to latch onto. Amelia has also worked on the sports desk at the Boston Globe and interned at the Detroit News.

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Rayno: Report says Reid Travis eliminates Gonzaga

Posted by: Amelia Rayno under College basketball, Richard Pitino Updated: October 30, 2013 - 5:29 PM

Gonzaga is no longer a factor in the recruitment of Reid Travis, Adam Zagoria of zagsblog.com says.

Instead, Travis will choose from Stanford, Duke and Minnesota on Nov. 8th. His father confirmed the announcement date to the Star Tribune.

It is interesting that the Minneapolis native would eliminate a school so late in the process, but it's hard to know what goes on behind the scenes.

Travis is the first of the local 'Big Three' -- which includes Tyus Jones and Rashad Vaughn -- to announce a decision date.

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