No. 1 player in Illinois Cameron Christie commits to Gophers!

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July 29, 2022: Three-star Rolling Meadows, Illinois guard Cameron Christie committed to the Gophers Friday, becoming the first player to join the University of Minnesota’s 2023 recruiting class. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter After the Gophers’ lone 2023 commitment Kadyn Betts announced that he opted to enroll early and join the Gophers this season, Ben […] READ MORE


Gophers add forward Kadyn Betts as first 2023 commitment

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July 1, 2021: Three-star Pueblo, Colorado forward Kadyn Betts committed to the Gophers Friday morning, becoming the first player to join the University of Minnesota’s 2023 recruiting class. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Head coach Ben Johnson and the Gophers got their first verbal commitment of the 2023 recruiting class from Pueblo, Col. forward […] READ MORE


Dartmouth transfer Taurus Samuels commits to Gophers

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May 9, 2021: Dartmouth grad-transfer guard Taurus Samuels committed to the Gophers Monday, adding to a strong 2022-23 roster. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter   Gophers head coach Ben Johnson continues to craft his first full roster as a head coach, this time adding Dartmouth grad-transfer Taurus Samuels to the fold. Samuels, a 6-foot-1 […] READ MORE


White Bear Lake Junior Jack Janicki Talks Recruiting – “I’m looking to make a decision long before school starts, like end of July.”

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Jack Janicki, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound junior guard from White Bear Lake (MN) High, is ranked as the number three player in the state in the Class of 2023. He had a big junior campaign and is hoping that a strong spring and summer with the D1 Minnesota AAU 17-and-under program will increase his scholarship offers […] READ MORE


New Gopher PG Ta’Lon Cooper Talks About His Decision – “Coach Johnson and the whole staff, they recruited me the hardest out of any school that recruited me.”

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Ta’Lon Cooper, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound third year sophomore guard from Morehead State, announced Wednesday that he was transferring to Minnesota. He could have two years of eligibility for the Gophers.   Cooper averaged 9.0 points, 6.0 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game and was named to the 10-man first team All-Ohio Valley Conference this season. […] READ MORE


Gophers add Morehead St. transfer PG Ta’lon Cooper from transfer portal

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April 20, 2021: After three seasons at Morehead State, PG Ta’lon Cooper announced that he will be transferring to Minnesota via his IG live Wednesday afternoon. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Two days since the commitment of Dawson Garcia, Ben Johnson and the Gophers staff has stayed busy in the transfer portal, adding Morehead State […] READ MORE


Totino’s Tommy Humphries Hopes Strong Spring Will Mean More College Looks

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Tommy Humphries, a 6-foot-4 junior wing from Fridley (MN) Totino-Grace helped lead the Eagles to a state title last month and is hoping that a strong spring and summer with D1 Minnesota will impact his college recruitment.   Humphries averaged 10.4 points per game this season as the Eagles finished 26-6 and won their first […] READ MORE


UNC transfer Dawson Garcia commits to hometown Gophers

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April 18, 2021: Gophers Head coach Ben Johnson made a major statement with his first 2022 transfer portal addition, adding former McDonald’s All-American and Prior Lake, Minn. native Dawson Garcia. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter This is the biggest commitment of the Ben Johnson era. Ever since Dawson Garcia left the North Carolina program in January to […] READ MORE


Totino-Grace Standout Taison Chatman Talks Winning State Title and Recruitment – “They want a big-time hometown kid to play for the hometown team”.

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Taison Chatman, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound junior guard of Fridley (MN) Totino-Grace is considered the top player in the state of Minnesota in the Class of 2023. Chatman has a scholarship offer from Minnesota and attended several Gopher home games this past season.   Chatman averaged 13.5 points per game this season as the Eagles finished […] READ MORE


Bloomington Jefferson Athletic Guard Daniel Freitag Likes recruiting Process – “I’m not overly recruited, so it’s not like overwhelming or anything.”

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Daniel Freitag, a 6-foot-3 sophomore guard from Bloomington (MN) Jefferson, is one of the state’s top athletes and two-sports talents in the Class of 2024. He has already received scholarship offers from Minnesota, Wisconsin and most recently, Iowa State.   Freitag shined at the Wisconsin team camp last June, earning him a scholarship offer from […] READ MORE