Win over No. 24 Purdue gives Gophers fifth win over ranked opponent

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Feb. 11, 2021: The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 71-68 at Williams Arena Thursday.   Game recap: The Gophers were faced with a tough task Thursday against a pesky No. 24 ranked Purdue team, but luckily for them, the game was played at Williams Arena, a place where they’ve only lost one game […] READ MORE


Gophers drop third straight.

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Feb. 4, 2021: Minnesota fell to the hands of Rutgers 76-72 Thursday, falling to 11-7 on the season and 0-6 on the road.    Game recap: Thursday’s matchup with (10-6) Rutgers initially looked grim for Minnesota. The Scarlet Knights jumped out to a 9-0 lead 5:23 into the ball game. Freshman guard, Jamaal Mashburn Jr. […] READ MORE


Minnesota drops fifth straight game away from the Barn

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Jan. 30, 2021: The Purdue Boilermakers got the best of the Minnesota Golden Gophers Saturday, resulting in a 81-62 Gophers’ loss.   Game Recap: Before Saturday’s contest between Minnesota and Purdue, it was announced that the Boilermakers’ second-leading scorer Sasha Stefonivic (11.1 PPG) would be out for the second consecutive game due to COVID-19. The […] READ MORE


Gophers knock off undefeated No. 7 Michigan

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Jan. 16, 2021: The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the No. 7 ranked Michigan Wolverines (SCORE) in Williams Arena.   Game Recap: The Gophers’ Saturday matchup with the Wolverines was their seventh consecutive game against a ranked opponent, which is the longest streak in D1 college basketball since 2011 (St. John’s), per the U. Richard Pitino’s squad […] READ MORE


Gophers struggle to make shots against No. 6 Badgers

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Dec. 31, 2020: The Golden Gophers of the University of Minnesota fell to the Badgers of the University of Wisconsin Thursday 71-59, in a New Year’s Eve showdown.   The Gophers entered this New Year’s Eve matchup with the No. 6 ranked Badgers supporting a three-game win streak. Wisconsin entered the game on the heels […] READ MORE


Minnesota obliterates No. 17 Michigan State

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Dec. 28, 2020: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the Spartans of Michigan State 81-56, Monday night.   Following the Gophers’ Christmas Day upset of No. 4 Iowa, they were rewarded with their first AP Poll ranking in over three years. They entered this matchup ranked No. 21 in all of the land. Michigan […] READ MORE


Both Gach shines in Gophers win over North Dakota

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Dec. 4 The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated North Dakota Fighting Hawks 76-67 to begin their 2020 campaign 4-0.   Following the Gophers’ unique two-game series against Loyola Marymount, they were slated to take on the University of North Dakota of the Summit League. The Fighting Hawks came into their matchup with the Gophs’ following a […] READ MORE


Marcus Carr carries Gophers for 2-0 sweep over Loyola Marymount

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The Minnesota Gophers have defeated the Loyola Marymount Lions twice in three days to begin the 2020-21 season 3-0.   COVID-19 provides unique scheduling circumstances for college basketball, and the Gophers got a taste of that early in the season with a two-game home series against the Loyola Marymount Lions of the West Coast Conference. […] READ MORE


Gophers blow past Phoenix in season opener 99-69

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The Minnesota Gophers began their 2020-21 basketball campaign Wednesday night, defeating the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix 99-69.   Game Recap: The Gophers began the night on fire, jumping out to a 12-0 lead. A rather dominating first half saw Minnesota take a 53-22 lead into the locker room. Utah transfer, Both Gach was as-good […] READ MORE


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