Wayzata (MN) senior Mara Braun talks about her commitment to Minnesota

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Mara Braun, a 5-foot-11 senior guard from Wayzata (MN) High, committed to Minnesota last December. She had a strong summer and moved up from #84 to the 28th best senior in the country by ESPN.  Bruan is part of a four-player recruiting class of local talent that are ranked as the second, third, fourth and […] READ MORE


Top ’24 Bloomington Jefferson Gophers’ target Daniel Freitag catches up with Gopherhole

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Daniel Freitag, a 6-foot-3 sophomore from Bloomington (MN) Jefferson, is the top athletes and two-sports talents  Class of 2024.  Freitag shined at the Wisconsin team camp in late June earning him a scholarship offer from the Badgers. Minnesota followed by offering the Jaguar standout in July. Freitag attended the Gopher football game versus Bowling Green […] READ MORE


Newest Gophers basketball commit Joshua Ola-Joseph catches up with Gopherhole

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Joshua Ola-Joseph, a 6-foot-6, 210-pound senior forward, committed to Minnesota last Monday after taking his official visit this past weekend. Ola-Joseph announced last week that he was transferring from Osseo to Prolific Prep in Napa, California.  Ola-Joseph is the third commitment from the Class of 2022 for new Gopher head coach Ben Johnson, all of […] READ MORE


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


’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