Another No. 1 falls down the Gopher hole

Indiana was starting to settle in again at No. 1 after weeks of shuffling at the top of the national rankings in this wildly unpredictable season of college basketball. Austin Hollins and the Gophers stepped forward, flexed their muscles and did their best to push the Hoosiers out. Minnesota took down top-ranked Indiana 77-73 on Tuesday night, the seventh time the No. 1 team in The Associated Press’ poll has lost a game this season. Speaking of wildly unpredictable, three of the four ranked teams in action Tuesday lost. Enlarge photo

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Indiana was starting to settle in again at No. 1 after weeks of shuffling at the top of the national rankings in this wildly unpredictable season of college basketball. Austin Hollins and the Gophers stepped forward, flexed their muscles and did their best to push the Hoosiers out. Minnesota took down top-ranked Indiana 77-73 on Tuesday night, the seventh time the No. 1 team in The Associated Press’ poll has lost a game this season. Speaking of wildly unpredictable, three of the four ranked teams in action Tuesday lost.