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


The Richard Pitino era officially comes to an end

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Mar. 15, 2021: The University of Minnesota and men’s basketball head coach Richard Pitino officially parted ways Monday night, the school announced.   BY: Tony Liebert   Immediate thoughts: Richard Pitino is a great guy; he fit the Minnesota midwest culture perfectly and ran the Gophers program with class, but I think the timing was […] 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 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