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New Hampshire grad-transfer Sean Sutherlin committs to Minnesota

April 11, 2021: 6-foot-5 New Hampshire graduate transfer Sean Sutherlin committed to the Gophers Sunday; joining Jamison Battle as the second MN-born player to join Ben Johnson’s roster.   By: Tony Liebert   Former Irondale high school standout Sean Sutherlin announced his intention to come home to the Twin Cities Sunday afternoon. Sutherlin, a New […] READ MORE

Gophers add former Lafayette guard E.J. Stephens

April 2, 2021: Newly appointed head coach Ben Johnson continues to stay busy in the transfer portal, adding former Lafayette guard E.J. Stephens from the transfer portal.   By: Tony Liebert   What just happened: Ben Johnson has quickly lived up to the billing of an “aggressive-recruiter”. Former Lafayette guard E.J. Stephens joins Luke Loewe […] READ MORE

Former William & Mary guard Luke Loewe set to join the Gophers

April 2, 2021: 6-foot-4-inch former William & Mary guard Luke Loewe committed to the Gophers Friday, joining Jamison Battle as the second transfer that Ben Johnson has landed.   By: Tony Liebert   What just happened?: For better or worse the transfer portal has been the theme of Ben Johnson’s first offseason as Gophers’ head […] READ MORE

Jamison Battle set to join Gophers as Ben Johnson’s first recruit.

March 29, 2021: Former George Washington forward and DeLaSalle standout Jamison Battle has announced he will be playing for the Gophers next season.   By: Tony Liebert What just happened: 6-foot-7-inch sophomore forward Jamison Battle has committed to the University of Minnesota after two seasons at George Washington. Battle, a Minneapolis, Minn. native is coming […] READ MORE

Minnesota adds ’22 safety Coleman Bryson

March 21, 2021: 2022 safety Coleman Bryson (Rabun Gap, GA) verbally committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers Sunday afternoon. By: Tony Liebert Coleman Bryston verbally committed to Minnesota Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-2-inch safety’s addition grows the Gophers’ 2022 recruiting class to five players. Bryson joins Trey Bixby, Kristen Hoskins, Jacob Knuth and Tony Nelson to […] READ MORE

Who is Ben Johnson?

March 22, 2021:¬†Former Gophers guard and assistant coach Ben Johnson was announced as the new head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers men’s basketball program, Monday.   “The University of Minnesota is such a special place and has impacted me in immeasurable ways on and off the court,” said Ben Johnson. “I want to thank […] READ MORE

The Richard Pitino era officially comes to an end

Mar. 15, 2021: The University of Minnesota and men’s basketball head coach Richard Pitino officially parted ways Monday night, the school announced.   BY: Tony Liebert   Immediate thoughts: Richard Pitino is a great guy; he fit the Minnesota midwest culture perfectly and ran the Gophers program with class, but I think the timing was […] READ MORE