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Gopher coach Pitino set to be in Alexandria

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Gopher coach Pitino set to be in Alexandria
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers "Chalk Talk 2013" road-trip tour to cities in outstate Minnesota will be in Alexandria at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17.

It is free to attend and open to the general public. To register, go online to or call 1-800-846-7437.

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague and select Gopher head coaches are scheduled to be on the stop, which will be at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum.

New Gopher men's basketball coach Richard Pitino is one of the coaches scheduled to be here. Others coaches on the stop are Jessica Allister (softball), John Anderson (baseball), Mike Burns (men's gymnastics), John Carlson (men's golf), Wendy Davis (rowing), Sarah Hesser (women's cross country) and Hugh McCutcheon (volleyball).

Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar including beer and wine will be served. There will be photo opportunities with Goldy and coaches, along with prizes and giveaways. The program will feature Mike Grimm, the radio voice of Gopher basketball, Teague and brief remarks from select Gopher head coaches.

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