Q&A with Gophers women’s basketball commitment Nia Holloway

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Nia Holloway, a 6-foot senior forward from Eden Prairie (MN) High, committed to Minnesota last October. She is ranked as the fifth-best senior in Minnesota by Prep Hoops.  Holloway is part of a four-player recruiting class of local talent that are ranked as the second, third, fourth and fifth best players in the state. She […] READ MORE



Newest Gophers commit Joshua Ola-Joseph Q&A with GopherHole

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Joshua Ola-Joseph, a 6-foot-6, 210-pound 2022 forward, committed to Minnesota Monday after taking his official visit this past weekend. Ola-Joseph is the third commitment from the Class of 2022 for new Gopher head coach Ben Johnson, all from the state of Minnesota.  Ola-Joseph averaged 16.7 points per game this past season at Osseo, scoring in […] READ MORE


Providence Academy (MN) Middle School star Maddyn Greenway catches up with Gopherhole

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Maddyn Greenway, a 5-foot-6 2026 guard from Providence Academy, shined in her first year of varsity play last season. Greenway, the daughter of former Minnesota Viking linebacker Chad, averaged 21.0 points per game this past season as a seventh-grader, scoring in double figures in all 24 games.  Greenway had two games of more than 30 […] READ MORE


’22 Osseo forward Joshua Ola-Joseph commits to Minnesota

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Aug. 30, 2021: Ben Johnson’s first full recruiting class as head coach continues to grow, adding Osseo forward Joshua Ola-Joseph to the fold. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter   Everyone who prematurely complained saying, “We hired Ben Johnson for his recruiting, and this is what he’s done,” is pretty quiet right now. 2022 Osseo forward […] READ MORE


Newest Gophers commit Pharrel Payne talks about joining Minnesota basketball

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Pharrel Payne, a 6-foot-8, 235-pound senior center/power forward from Park of Cottage Grove, committed to Minnesota Sunday after taking his official visit. Payne is the second commitment from the Class of 2022 for new Gopher head coach Ben Johnson.    Payne, who is considered one of the top big men in Minnesota in the Class […] READ MORE


Gophers add Park of Cottage Grove (MN) forward Pharell Payne to ’22 class

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Aug. 22, 2021: 2022 Park of Cottage Grove (MN) forward Pharrel Payne verbally committed to the Gophers Thursday afternoon. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter   The Ben Johnson-era of Minnesota basketball recruiting has officially heated up. 6-foot-9 big man Pharrel Payne joins Park Center’s Braeden Carrington as Johnson’s first two in-state recruits to opt […] READ MORE


Top Hopkins (MN) recruit Amaya Battle on what it means to be a Gopher

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Amaya Battle, a 5-foot-11 2022 guard from Hopkins (MN) High, committed to Minnesota in June. She is ranked as the third best senior in Minnesota by Prep Hoops and is the #37 player in the country, according to ESPN.    Battle is part of a four player recruiting class of local talent that are ranked […] READ MORE



Carrington Details Gophers Commitment and Pride for Minnesota!

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Braeden Carrington, a 6-foot-3 guard from Brooklyn Park (MN) Park Center, become the first Gopher commitment for the Class of 2022. He is one of the top guards in the Midwest in the Class of 2022 and is ranked as the number eight senior in the state by Prep Hoops. Carrington averaged 18.1 points per […] READ MORE