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KNOW THIS

Career NBA three-point shooting percentages for three point guards in the news: Ricky Rubio, 31.1 percent (in 688 tries). Derrick Rose, 30.0 (in 1,212 tries). Kris Dunn, 26.5 (in just 49 tries).

WATCH THIS

The Gophers men's basketball team is now in a position to lock down an NCAA tournament bid and improve its potential seed thanks to a five-game winning streak. If Minnesota makes it six in a row with a win at Maryland (7:30 p.m., BTN), look out.

RANDOM FANDOM

"Richard Pitino is still learning as an in-game coach. They knew that when they hired him. But you can't argue with his ability to upgrade the roster. As for the heat he took last year; if you go 2-16 in conference, and have off court incidents? If you don't have a restless fan base, something is wrong."

"hookshot" commenting on startribune.com.

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"You want the modern NBA? Imagine Cousins/Davis and Davis/Cousins pick and rolls. That's going to be delicious to watch."

@brittrobson