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Q&A: Wayzata’s Cam Heide Talks Recruitment and Latest on His Injury

Camden Heide, a 6-foot-6 rising junior from Wayzata (MN) High, is considered the third best player in the Minnesota’s Class of 2022.   Heide averaged 15.1 points per game as he helped lead the Trojans to an 11-17 record this past season as a sophomore, losing to Hopkins 66-56 in the Class AAAA Section 6 semifinals. He […] READ MORE


Utah transfer Both Gach commits to the Gophers

Richard Pitino capped off a strong spring recruiting period with his biggest move yet. Utah transfer Both Gach committed to the Gophers on Monday. Gach, an Austin, Minn. native, brings much-needed experience to Minnesota’s backcourt. The 6-foot-7 guard can handle the ball or play on the wing. His versatility, athleticism and shooting ability will make […] READ MORE


Basketball Documentaries/Movies That Inspire Gophers

Basketball is among some of the most popular games. Millions of people from different parts of the continent play or follow basketball closely. The National Basketball Association (N.B.A.) league is the most watched by different basketball lovers. The American League has managed to produce some basketball greats like Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant, and […] READ MORE


Assessing the Impact of Minnesota’s Cornerbacks in 2019

Photo: University of Minnesota  by: Daniel House (@DanielHouseNFL) Consistent defensive back play is one of the most important aspects of success. In 2019, Minnesota’s secondary proved it could handle difficult challenges. The Gophers have built a depth chart headlined by players with unique physical profiles. Last season, their cornerbacks adequately handled man coverage situations and […] READ MORE


Q&A: Ben Wileman Talks Excitement to Join Gophers Program, Earn Role and More

Ben Wileman, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior linebacker from Edgerton (WI) High, committed to Minnesota as preferred walk-on last December.   Gopher Hole: First of all, how are you doing during this pandemic situation?    Ben Wileman: I’m doing great. It is definitely a lot different. I think that I would be finishing school up this Wednesday, […] READ MORE


PODCAST: Kendal Shell & Nadine Babu talk about George Floyd, community involvement and much more!

With Minneapolis in the national spotlight, Nadine Babu brought in St. Louis Native Kendal Shell to discuss the past week in Minneapolis. The two discuss race, Kendal’s personal experience with recent protests and his story from his time at the U of M and MPD.  PODCAST LINK:  Video clips from the interview can be found […] READ MORE


Indiana DE Austin Booker commits to the Gophers

The Gophers have received a commitment from Greenwood, Indiana, defensive end Austin Booker. He chose Minnesota over offers from Iowa, Indiana, Oregon, Purdue, Arizona State and others. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound pass rusher is a three-star prospect, according to 24/7 Sports. Booker ranks No. 10 among Indiana recruits, per 24/7 Composite rankings. He posted 67 tackles (14 for […] READ MORE


Who could select Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr in the upcoming 2020 NBA draft?

Over the years, the Minnesota Gophers college basketball team has produced some great players. Gopher icons like Kevin McHale and Mychal Thompson did Minnesota proud when they moved into the pro game after being drafted. Of course, this fine sporting tradition is still carrying on today with top Gopher players’ Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr […] READ MORE