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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Big Ten media day press conferences to be broadcast, streamed by BTN

Posted by: Amelia Rayno under College basketball, Gophers coaches, Richard Pitino Updated: October 31, 2013 - 8:28 AM

Today is Big Ten media day. And just because you're not part of the contingency of Knights of the Keyboards, no longer means that you don't get to participate. Kind of.

This year, Big Ten Network and BTN2Go are broadcasting the men's coaches press conferences live, and both the men's and women's coaches press conferences will be streamed live on

The men's pressers will go from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with each coach talking for ten minutes. Gophers coach Richard Pitino is scheduled to take the podium at 8:50.

You can watch here.

The women's pressers will also go from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with the same format. Gophers women's coach Pam Borton is scheduled for 9 a.m.

Transcripts will be available for the public at

But don't let all the power go to your head. Shouting questions at your computer, even with a thin spiral notebook in hand, will not get them answered. That is what the aMAILiaBAG is for.


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