'Minnesota lost its head coach today'

Updated: August 12, 2003, 10:50 AM ET
Associated Press

"Herb was one of those people who believed in the task. Whether or not there was any glory was unimportant. ... The miracle of 1980 was really the miracle of character." -- Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson.

"He knew what needed to be done, and he did what he had to to win in 1980. The guy belonged behind the bench. That's where his greatest achievements came." -- University of Minnesota athletic director Joel Maturi.

''(Former Gophers coach) John Mariucci is ...

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