Gophers: 13-8, 4-5 in the Big Ten. Nine games to go. Lost four of their last five. Can things look bleaker? It’s hard not to be discouraged after a season in which such high hopes have disintegrated into an abysmal pool of mediocrity. Results have fallen miles short of expectations, players have walked away from the [...] Related posts:Gophers Big Ten schedule released, and the Gophers are Big TimeTwo Big Ten pieces added to schedule puzzleThe Blogosphere Previews the Big Ten