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Our View: Women's sports won't grow without TV exposure

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Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 1:13 pm

Early Sunday evening, basketball fans across the country had a chance to watch the University of Minnesota's men's basketball team square off against the Florida Gators.

It was a second-round NCAA tournament contest, and the Gophers didn't exactly shine as a national TV audience tuned in. Displaying many of the same problems that have plagued them all season — poor half-court defense, sloppy ball handling and an inability to hit wide-open shots — the boys in maroon and gold trailed by 21 at halftime and never threatened the Gators in the second half.

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Today’s Survey

In high school sports, should girls be allowed to compete on boys teams?

P-B columnist takes up the issue in a column titled "Pursuit of gender equity can go too far." The column is being published online and in the Wednesday newspaper.

Total Votes: 898

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