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



Q&A: Wayzata’s Cam Heide Talks Recruitment and Latest on His Injury

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Camden Heide, a 6-foot-6 rising junior from Wayzata (MN) High, is considered the third best player in the Minnesota’s Class of 2022.   Heide averaged 15.1 points per game as he helped lead the Trojans to an 11-17 record this past season as a sophomore, losing to Hopkins 66-56 in the Class AAAA Section 6 semifinals. He […] READ MORE


Utah transfer Both Gach commits to the Gophers

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Richard Pitino capped off a strong spring recruiting period with his biggest move yet. Utah transfer Both Gach committed to the Gophers on Monday. Gach, an Austin, Minn. native, brings much-needed experience to Minnesota’s backcourt. The 6-foot-7 guard can handle the ball or play on the wing. His versatility, athleticism and shooting ability will make […] READ MORE


Basketball Documentaries/Movies That Inspire Gophers

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Basketball is among some of the most popular games. Millions of people from different parts of the continent play or follow basketball closely. The National Basketball Association (N.B.A.) league is the most watched by different basketball lovers. The American League has managed to produce some basketball greats like Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant, and […] READ MORE


PODCAST: Kendal Shell & Nadine Babu talk about George Floyd, community involvement and much more!

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With Minneapolis in the national spotlight, Nadine Babu brought in St. Louis Native Kendal Shell to discuss the past week in Minneapolis. The two discuss race, Kendal’s personal experience with recent protests and his story from his time at the U of M and MPD.  PODCAST LINK: https://share.transistor.fm/s/b693f3f7  Video clips from the interview can be found […] READ MORE


Who could select Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr in the upcoming 2020 NBA draft?

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Over the years, the Minnesota Gophers college basketball team has produced some great players. Gopher icons like Kevin McHale and Mychal Thompson did Minnesota proud when they moved into the pro game after being drafted. Of course, this fine sporting tradition is still carrying on today with top Gopher players’ Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr […] READ MORE


Gophers receive a commitment from Turkish guard David Mutaf

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The Gophers have received a commitment from Turkish guard David Mutaf, according to Evan Daniels of 24/7 Sports. While playing four games with the Fenerbahce Ulker Junior Team, he averaged 22 points per game. Mutaf also showed off his deep range by converting 44 percent of his three-point attempts. He brings 6-foot-5 size and potential positional versatility to […] READ MORE