Video blog: Penn State sanctions; Tubby Smith signs extension
July 26, 2012 — 11:28am
After a full day of news in the world of collegiate sports, we discuss what the Penn State sanctions mean for the immediate and extended future in Happy Valley, and locally, how Gophers coach Tubby Smith's contract extension could affect the coming season.
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.
Gophers coach Richard Pitino is expected to see five-star Rochester John Marshall senior Matthew Hurt a second time after last week's in-home visit. Pitino coaches Hurt's older brother who could be much improved this season.
Breck senior forward David Roddy, who also is a star quarterback, talks about his official visit with the Gophers over the weekend. He's considering Northwestern, Minnesota and Colorado State in hoops.