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by JWG
Tue Sep 21 3:48 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice
Replies: 66
Views: 3143

Re: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice

I don’t know what the U’s concession agreements are, or even their retail agreements - but 5,000 at $70 is also 5,000 people not buying drinks, food, and merch. Which I imagine the U gets a piece of regardless of the vendor. And, it builds momentum and energy for the program. After the OSU football ...
by JWG
Tue Sep 21 2:20 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice
Replies: 66
Views: 3143

Re: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice

I was looking online at Gophersports.com ticket price’s for Wisconsin series end of season between the blue lines $70.00 per ticket before fees I've never understood why the Gophers Ticket Office jacks up the price for the premium games when they never sell out? Its my understanding tickets sales f...
by JWG
Tue Sep 21 1:06 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

gopher6 wrote:
Tue Sep 21 1:02 pm
I know I am old but Homecoming game on a weekend against a non division team?
Victory preferences (and getting people on campus for a game otherwise not interesting).
by JWG
Mon Sep 20 8:07 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Vikings 2021/22 season
Replies: 445
Views: 19441

Re: Vikings 2021/22 season

As a Bears fan, I appreciate the deep running desire to blame the QB for everything. I've ridden that train to every stop and back. Cousins has not been the problem this season. Yesterday especially. You put up 30 points you should be able to win. You get your kicker to proximity of extra point rang...
by JWG
Sun Sep 19 4:53 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football Talk
Replies: 422
Views: 35121

Re: College Football Talk

gator wrote:
Sun Sep 19 3:20 pm
Snowcool08 wrote:
Sun Sep 19 9:47 am
gopher6 wrote:
Sun Sep 19 9:36 am
Next week Badddgers host the Fighting Irish
If by host, you mean at Soldier Field in Chicago, then yes.
I thought it was at Lamdump, but it is Soldier Field. Should be a good game by two highly overrated teams.
They have a two game contract and the 2nd is at Lambeau.
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 3:09 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Well defense was stout today. 63 total yards. -19 rushing.
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 3:07 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Cowgirl wrote:
Sat Sep 18 3:01 pm
We’re we supposed to roll over these guys?
Maybe. They weren’t picked to do great in the PAC 12, but then had that good game against A&M last week.
Vegas didn’t think we were.
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 2:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

JWG wrote:
Sat Sep 18 2:51 pm
Odds we see a pass these last 8 minutes?
Answered my own question with those runs.
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 2:51 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Odds we see a pass these last 8 minutes?
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 2:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

I don’t get our play calling at all. Run. Run. Run. Timeout. Run.
Just throw a pass. Or don’t call timeout.

At least we made the kick.
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 2:12 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

We can get no rhythm going at all. Dumb little penalties and we just keep asking CO to take over.
by JWG
Sat Sep 18 2:02 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

I’ll give a pass on 46 yard FGs but this team has yet to show they can put a game away. Too many mistakes.
by JWG
Fri Sep 17 10:17 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice
Replies: 66
Views: 3143

Re: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice

So we celebrated the 100th season and now we're celebrating having completed 100 seasons.
by JWG
Fri Sep 17 9:11 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Bertogliat wrote:
Thu Sep 16 10:51 pm
How is this game not on TV? Two Power 5 teams for Christ’s sake. I’ve seen the Ragin Cajuns on TV twice already.
Because the home team and conference own TV and they chose to put in on the PAC 12 network.
by JWG
Thu Sep 16 4:22 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice
Replies: 66
Views: 3143

Re: 2021-2022 Gopher Hockey Season Thread - Celebrating 100 Years of Pride on Ice

I read they were keeping the 100 logo as they plan to do some of the things this season they couldn't do last with no fans. Celebrating 101 as though it's 100. Kind of like Tokyo 2020 happened in Tokyo 2021.
by JWG
Thu Sep 16 3:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

How to maybe watch the game if you're not in CO:
https://pac-12.com/getpac-12networks
by JWG
Thu Sep 16 1:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Game is on PAC 12 network (home team controls TV) this weekend. Not available on DirecTV.
by JWG
Mon Sep 13 5:44 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: College Football Talk
Replies: 422
Views: 35121

Re: College Football Talk

Let PJ watch and worry begin...
by JWG
Sat Sep 11 5:21 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

JWG wrote:
Sat Sep 11 4:15 pm
Colorado up 7-3 on #5 A&M at the half. Next week is a test for sure.
This score is holding into the 4th. Tough road game coming up. Hope we get everyone back that’s out and banged up.
by JWG
Sat Sep 11 4:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Colorado up 7-3 on #5 A&M at the half. Next week is a test for sure.
by JWG
Sat Sep 11 1:49 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Our defense is not good.
by JWG
Sat Sep 11 1:35 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Offense is very vanilla. All passing downs. Punt. All running downs. Punt. All passing downs. Punt.

Then the defense is just a sieve. No QB pressure whatsoever and still challenged in coverage. Be good at one.

Rough day and not looking better than against OSU less then big plays.
by JWG
Tue Sep 07 10:10 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2021-2022 Schedule
Replies: 169
Views: 11781

Re: 2021-2022 Schedule

I swear, athletics doesn’t want to sell tickets. We have season tickets (2) on an aisle. The 5 seats next to us are unsold. I have friends coming in for TC marathon weekend (Alaska series) and tried to buy the 4 seats next to our season tickets. They wouldn’t sell them to me because it would leave a...
by JWG
Sat Sep 04 8:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MN Wild 2021-22 season
Replies: 316
Views: 14090

Re: MN Wild 2021-22 season

Bertogliat wrote:
Sat Sep 04 10:55 am
Love it. Bought it.
by JWG
Wed Jul 14 2:01 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gopher Offseason 2021...
Replies: 681
Views: 58470

Re: Gopher Offseason 2021...

I need to get booked!
by JWG
Wed Jul 14 2:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: MN Wild 2021-22 season
Replies: 316
Views: 14090

Re: MN Wild 2021-22 season

I really hope that's not true about either but especially Parise. I'd hate to think people so critical to a culture would behave that way as it feels like it puts them above even winning a cup. You can't blame BG if true. And frankly, I don't blame him for doing this even if not. Parise and Suter el...
by JWG
Mon Jun 21 10:40 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Big weekend for the Gophers!
by JWG
Sat May 22 8:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1424
Views: 81442

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

I… hate… Vegas…

And every MN team in the playoffs. It’s incredible how they just fall apart.
by JWG
Thu May 20 11:09 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1424
Views: 81442

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

I guess Vegas knows when they need to win.
by JWG
Thu May 20 10:25 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1424
Views: 81442

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

Ah the sweet smell of MN playoff sports…
by JWG
Tue May 18 9:27 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

A distraction:
Hard to believe an athlete lived in an everyday type of place that's still affordable today:

https://www.fox9.com/news/kirby-puckett ... yeAJQQleDc
by JWG
Mon May 17 11:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

Well, they’re at a point no team had come back from so it’s going to be historical. Good or bad.
This team is so very broken.
by JWG
Mon May 17 12:16 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

This team is going to be a cluster for the next 5 years.
by JWG
Wed May 12 10:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1424
Views: 81442

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

Wild and Twins only losing by a collective 10.
by JWG
Wed May 12 1:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

They're about to do a follow up on the story on Ch 4 News now. And...? :) https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2021/05/11/u-regent-to-start-asking-questions-about-gopher-football-program-injuries/ A Regent is going to......start asking questions. :ahhh: Farnsworth is a newbie to the Regents. https://twit...
by JWG
Wed May 12 1:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Border Gopher wrote:
Tue May 11 10:30 pm
JWG wrote:
Tue May 11 7:57 pm
Gopher Basketball signs another D2 transfer.
Link? I haven't any new recent signings.
It was a rehash of the Parker Fox signing...
by JWG
Tue May 11 7:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Gopher Basketball signs another D2 transfer. This team is going to be rough for awhile. Johnson is going to need 5 years just to not be the B1G punching bag.

I don’t get it. Only 1 returning player. I expected a handful of transfers but not this.
by JWG
Tue May 11 10:56 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2020-21 season
Replies: 752
Views: 42502

Re: NHL 2020-21 season

So..... Kessel went to the NHL and is in worse shape?
Guess I don't see photos that often.
by JWG
Tue May 11 10:54 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 17078
Views: 1702044

Re: NFL NEWS

Let's get the Love hype train rolling!
The Bears have a SB MVP caliber QB they can send their way as a backup or starter.
by JWG
Tue May 11 10:52 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Player reaction past and present suggests this is a non-story and biased reporting looking for eyeballs. Carefully selected interviews with particular individuals that have an established opinion of a certain type. This missed any counterpoint, failed to research or offer comparative data and inform...
by JWG
Mon May 10 8:04 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

frozen4champs wrote:
Mon May 10 6:17 am
:popcorn:

Pass.
by JWG
Thu May 06 6:40 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

Another exciting extra innings battle…
by JWG
Wed May 05 1:07 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

This team would kill it in a 7 inning softball league. Except they're winless in 7 inning games this year (double header games). Maybe they just need every game called for weather 2 innings early then. They seem to carry a lead to the last innings they expect to play then give it up in those last 1...
by JWG
Tue May 04 10:49 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

This team would kill it in a 7 inning softball league.
by JWG
Mon May 03 9:48 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

So there are like no returning players to the Gophers.
by JWG
Mon May 03 9:46 pm
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: Gopher Offseason 2021...
Replies: 681
Views: 58470

Re: Gopher Offseason 2021...

Iron is still hot for me...

by JWG
Thu Apr 29 10:38 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 17078
Views: 1702044

Re: NFL NEWS

Snowcool08 wrote:
Thu Apr 29 10:36 pm
But last years draft was funky. I think Winfield should have been a 1.
by JWG
Thu Apr 29 10:37 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 17078
Views: 1702044

Re: NFL NEWS

Bigbeer wrote:
Thu Apr 29 9:41 pm
Chicago gave up a 1 next year to move up and get Fields?
And a 5 this year and a 4 next year. Seems like a lot for 9 spots and not in the top 10.
by JWG
Thu Apr 29 9:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 17078
Views: 1702044

Re: NFL NEWS

Bottom line just said GB has said no trade, Aaron is their guy, looking to get a deal done.
by JWG
Thu Apr 29 8:24 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1424
Views: 81442

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

Another rough night.
by JWG
Wed Apr 28 8:35 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wild 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1424
Views: 81442

Re: Wild 2020-2021 Season

Well that escalated quickly.
by JWG
Wed Apr 28 11:22 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2021-2022 Season
Replies: 227
Views: 17573

Re: NCAA Hockey 2021-2022 Season

We haven't heard anything out of the "hockey is imminent" state of Illinois for quite awhile...
by JWG
Tue Apr 27 9:25 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

Colome…
I’m now convinced he’s up because they don’t want to destroy the Saints their first year out as AAA.
by JWG
Mon Apr 26 8:26 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

And Colome gives up a walkoff HR in bottom 10 What is the Twins ERA in innings 1-7 vs the 8th on do you suppose? It’s crazy just how pathetic they’ve been late in games They showed this in the 8th inning, it was like 3.75 for starters and 4.?? (Can’t remember) for relievers (so not by inning). Both...
by JWG
Mon Apr 26 8:25 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

Baseball in MN sucks, a lot.
Pitching will haunt the Twins until the apocalypse.
by JWG
Sun Apr 25 3:55 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gophers -- Other Sports
Replies: 1889
Views: 234592

Re: Gophers -- Other Sports

Laxref wrote:
Sun Apr 25 2:22 pm
Another brutal score...

Actually, today was quite impressive. MN managed to hit the same player with a pitch not only in the same game, but the same inning. How often does that feat happen.
by JWG
Wed Apr 21 8:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

This team was 5-2 at one point.
by JWG
Fri Apr 16 9:03 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

So, I admittedly don't follow NCAAB closely at all. But why are we so excited to get a transfer in from division 2 (Fox)? Did he just develop more than expected in college and is really that much better than D2? I see he was all-american so obviously good at that level. I also get he's a local kid. ...
by JWG
Fri Apr 16 8:59 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Yea, I mean, offer something free and you take it in case nothing better comes up - which better things will come up.
by JWG
Thu Apr 15 9:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2021
Replies: 426
Views: 15236

Re: Gopher Football 2021

Why would scalpers scoop up a spring game?

We got two and look forward to it!
by JWG
Thu Apr 15 4:55 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: Transfer Portal
Replies: 364
Views: 35512

Re: Transfer Portal

NCAA officially announces college athletes will be allowed a one-time transfer without having to sit out a year.

by JWG
Thu Apr 15 2:45 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: Transfer Portal
Replies: 364
Views: 35512

Re: Transfer Portal

Not a fan of the portal. Just feels like a lack of commitment all around.
by JWG
Thu Apr 15 2:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Football 2020 Season
Replies: 973
Views: 74272

Re: Gopher Football 2020 Season

Spring Game announced for 5/1 and will allow 10k fans (with reservation). Good sign hopefully of things to come as things open. Hoping to be in person with more capacity in the fall! And tickets are gone (and this needs a Gopher Football 2021 thread). Tried for 4 could only get 2, but just excited ...
by JWG
Sun Apr 11 5:19 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!
Replies: 20916
Views: 2078165

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014 - ∞: To Infinity & Beyond!

Pretty typical MN sports weekend. Everyone lost, even the Wolves long term.
by JWG
Sat Apr 10 8:58 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)
Replies: 287
Views: 14634

Re: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)

Lots of post game tonight. Usually they barely make it to final horn.
Melrose is looking old.
by JWG
Sat Apr 10 8:29 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5598
Views: 671429

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Contract will have a no move clause. So, it will be 4-5 years before they move. There is no such thing. The only thing stopping them will be a $50 million buyout clause with Target Center and possibly short term Vegas and Seattle getting franchises via expansion. Not what Glen said. Here’s his quot...
by JWG
Sat Apr 10 7:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Wolves / NBA:
Replies: 5598
Views: 671429

Re: Wolves / NBA:

Contract will have a no move clause. So, it will be 4-5 years before they move.
by JWG
Sat Apr 10 7:32 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)
Replies: 287
Views: 14634

Re: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)

upnorthkid wrote:
Sat Apr 10 7:30 pm
JWG wrote:
Sat Apr 10 7:28 pm
That was a sketchy too many men penalty.
you mean that it wasn't a penalty? lol. nail in the coffin on that PP
Well, no one touched the puck. It looked like there were 3 people on the ice. Just seemed like a ticky tack call.
by JWG
Sat Apr 10 7:28 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)
Replies: 287
Views: 14634

Re: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)

That was a sketchy too many men penalty.
by JWG
Thu Apr 08 11:15 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)
Replies: 287
Views: 14634

Re: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)

Wait... good for him.
Go SCSU
by JWG
Tue Apr 06 8:45 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021

Are we up to 8 in the transfer portal? Can I join the team? I have 4 years of eligibility.
by JWG
Tue Apr 06 8:31 am
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)
Replies: 287
Views: 14634

Re: 2021 Frozen Four Pittsburgh (Apr 8 & 10)

Unbelievable luck for Duluth as of late - but good for them they didn't make the things around them happen these past few years. If there's a no contest in the Frozen Four (and if one team gets out of 2 of 4 games) there definitely should be a huge asterisk next to any outcome for them. Hopefully UM...
by JWG
Thu Apr 01 4:19 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season
Replies: 1690
Views: 136801

Re: NCAA Hockey 2020-2021 Season

Caufield will get it, disappointed Laffer wasn't in the hattrick. We haven't had a hattrick candidate in years.
by JWG
Thu Apr 01 2:50 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021
Replies: 582
Views: 40019

Re: Gopher Basketball 2020-2021