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10 most interesting options to replace Richard Pitino

Feb. 28, 2021: It was reported Sunday that Richard Pitino’s time as the head coach of the Gophers’ basketball team may officially be over.   BY: Tony Liebert WCCO’s Henry Lake reported Sunday that Richard Pitino and Mark Coyle had a discussion Friday that may have all been the beginning of the end of his time […] READ MORE

QB Jacob Knuth grows Minnesota’s 2022 recruiting class

Feb. 27, 2021: 2022 three-star pro-style quarterback Jacob Knuth (Harrisburg, SD) verbally committed to the Gophers Saturday afternoon. BY: Tony Liebert   Jacob Knuth is now the third player that Minnesota has committed to its 2022 recruiting class, joining Trey Bixby and Kristen Hoskins. He chose the Gophers over offers from Iowa, Kansas State, Air Force […] READ MORE

Q&A: Kristen Hoskins “I am a Gopher fan, so it is definitely something that I want to be a part of.”

By: Chris Monter Kristen Hoskins, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound junior wide receiver from Alexandria (MN) High, became the first in-state Gopher football commit when he verballed to Minnesota Friday. GopherHole caught up with Hoskins Sunday to learn the latest on his commitment. GopherHole: I had originally planned on calling you Saturday after we texted Friday, but […] READ MORE

’22 Alexandria WR Kristen Hoskins opts to stay home

Feb. 19, 2021: 2022 three-star (Alexandria, MN) WR, Kristen Hoskins committed to the Gophers immediately after being offered; opting to stay home for his college football career.   P.J. Fleck’s recruiting train rolled on Friday, as one of the state’s top prospects committed to the Gophers. Kristen Hoskins, a soon-to-be senior at Alexandria High School […] READ MORE

Win over No. 24 Purdue gives Gophers fifth win over ranked opponent

Feb. 11, 2021: The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 71-68 at Williams Arena Thursday.   Game recap: The Gophers were faced with a tough task Thursday against a pesky No. 24 ranked Purdue team, but luckily for them, the game was played at Williams Arena, a place where they’ve only lost one game […] READ MORE

Gophers drop third straight.

Feb. 4, 2021: Minnesota fell to the hands of Rutgers 76-72 Thursday, falling to 11-7 on the season and 0-6 on the road.    Game recap: Thursday’s matchup with (10-6) Rutgers initially looked grim for Minnesota. The Scarlet Knights jumped out to a 9-0 lead 5:23 into the ball game. Freshman guard, Jamaal Mashburn Jr. […] READ MORE

Minnesota drops fifth straight game away from the Barn

Jan. 30, 2021: The Purdue Boilermakers got the best of the Minnesota Golden Gophers Saturday, resulting in a 81-62 Gophers’ loss.   Game Recap: Before Saturday’s contest between Minnesota and Purdue, it was announced that the Boilermakers’ second-leading scorer Sasha Stefonivic (11.1 PPG) would be out for the second consecutive game due to COVID-19. The […] READ MORE

Gophers knock off undefeated No. 7 Michigan

Jan. 16, 2021: The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the No. 7 ranked Michigan Wolverines (SCORE) in Williams Arena.   Game Recap: The Gophers’ Saturday matchup with the Wolverines was their seventh consecutive game against a ranked opponent, which is the longest streak in D1 college basketball since 2011 (St. John’s), per the U. Richard Pitino’s squad […] READ MORE

Gophers add Mapakaitolo and Shaw to 2021 offensive line

Jan. 14, 2021: Utah State transfer Karter Shaw committed to the Gophers joining 2021 three-star recruit Saia Mapakaitolo by officially committing to the University Thursday afternoon.     He, as in P.J. Fleck’s recruiting since arriving at Minnesota has been nothing short of remarkable. You can say what you want about his in-game coaching, but […] READ MORE