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


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

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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


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

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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: https://share.transistor.fm/s/b693f3f7  Video clips from the interview can be found […] READ MORE


GopherHole Podcast: Carly Thibault-DuDonis joins the podcast!

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Just one week into her new role as Associate Head Coach for the Gophers Women’s Basketball team, Carly Thibault-DuDonis joins GopherHole’s Jared Hines to talk about recruiting, her family coaching tree and much more!  Enjoy!  Link to the podcast can be found here!  You can follow Jared on Twitter!   READ MORE


Gophers receive a commitment from La Porte, Texas DL Albert Regis

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On Wednesday afternoon, the Gophers picked up a commitment from Albert Regis, a 6’1’’ 290-pound ATH from La Porte, Texas. Regis is a three-star recruit according to 24/7 Sports.  Regis had 13 total offers including from Virginia Tech, Baylor and Houston. Watching his film, you see Regis able to get off the line quickly and […] READ MORE


PODCAST: Whalen on recruiting during COVID-19, draft day memories, and more!

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With recruiting having to happen 100% off-campus, Lindsay Whalen talks about what her and her coaching staff are doing to stay connected with current players as well as potential recruits.  Click here to hear the full podcast!  If you enjoy what you hear, please like and subscribe to both our podcast on your favorite podcast […] READ MORE



Thanks for everything Daniel Oturu!

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For casual Gophers basketball fans, the first time they probably heard Daniel Oturu’s name was in the 2018 MSHSL Class 4A State Championship. There, Oturu’s last-second dunk secured the state title for the Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders over Tre Jones and the Apple Valley Eagles. Oturu–along with future teammates Jarvis Omersa (Orono) and Gabe Kalscheur (DeLaSalle) […] READ MORE


Gophers end historic season with 31-24 win over the Tigers!!

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TAMPA, Fla.–After an opening drive interception by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan, you can just imagine what was being uttered across homes throughout the Land of 10,000 Lakes.  “Here we go again”  “Typical Minnesota sports”  “What else is on?”  Instead, Morgan silenced all the haters, forgot about his opening series and helped lead the Gophers to […] READ MORE


Gophers shock No. 3 Ohio State in 84-71 win at Williams Arena!!

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Say it ain’t so!  Welcoming the No. 3 team in the country to Williams Arena on Sunday afternoon, few expected the Gophers to be able to hang around with the Buckeyes.  All that doubt went out the window as soon as the opening tip went up at The Barn. The Gophers controlled the game early […] READ MORE