05:23Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino and football coach P.J. Fleck talked Monday outside of TCF Bank Stadium to kickoff their road trip tour. Watch for Goldy Gopher's cameo at the 2 1/2-minute mark.
The first time Gophers freshman-to-be Isaiah Washington checked into the game at Monday's Twin Cities Pro Am summer league opener, the couple of hundred fans watching greeted him with resounding applause. The cheers kept coming.
Freshman guard Isaiah Washington will make his local debut on a team with All-Big Ten forward Jordan Murphy. Nate Mason and Amir Coffey are teammates and Apple Valley star Tre Jones has two Minnesota teammates.