New Hampshire grad-transfer Sean Sutherlin committs to Minnesota

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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

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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

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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.

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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


Who is Ben Johnson?

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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


Q&A with Minnehaha’s two-sport athlete Chase Carter!

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By Chris Monter Chase Carter, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound junior forward/defensive end from Minneapolis (MN) Minnehaha Academy, is one of the top two-sport athletes in the state. Carter, the son of former Gopher standout Randy Carter, has helped lead the Redhawks to a 12-1 start and a #11 ranking in the country by MaxPreps as they […] READ MORE


Q&A with Lakeville North’s Nolan Winter!

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Interview conducted by Chris Monter Nolan Winter, a 6-foot-8 sophomore forward from Lakeville (MN) North, is one of the top players in the state in the Class of 2023.   Winter is averaging 11.0 points per game this season. He has scored in double figures in nine of 16 games, including a season-high 19 points […] READ MORE


Q&A with No. 1 recruit Chet Holmgren of Minnehaha Academy!

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Article by Chris Monter Chet Holmgren, a 7-foot senior center from Minneapolis (MN) Minnehaha Academy, is currently ranked as the number one player in the country by ESPN and 247 Sports. He has led the Redhawks to a 12-1 start and a #11 ranking in the country by MaxPreps as they are outscoring their opposition […] READ MORE


10 most interesting options to replace Richard Pitino

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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


Kenny Pohto adds to the Gophers 2021 recruiting class

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2021 three-star big man, Kenny Pohto committed to the University of Minnesota, Saturday afternoon joining Treyton Thompson as Richard Pitino’s second commitment in the class of 2021.   Pohto, a native of Sweeden has been relatively under-recruited, as his only other reported D1 offer was Nebraska. The 6’9″ senior has only been attending an American […] READ MORE