PODCAST: Whalen on recruiting during COVID-19, draft day memories, and more!

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With recruiting having to happen 100% off-campus, Lindsay Whalen talks about what her and her coaching staff are doing to stay connected with current players as well as potential recruits.  Click here to hear the full podcast!  If you enjoy what you hear, please like and subscribe to both our podcast on your favorite podcast […] READ MORE



Western Michigan graduate transfer Brandon Johnson chooses the Gophers

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Richard Pitino and his staff continue to make big moves on the spring recruiting trail. The Gophers received a commitment from Western Michigan graduate transfer Brandon Johnson on Thursday. He is immediately eligible for next season.  Johnson, an All-MAC Third Team selection, averaged 15.4 points and 8.1 rebounds last season. The power forward finished his Western Michigan […] READ MORE


Drake transfer Liam Robbins commits to the Gophers

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The Gophers received a commitment from Drake transfer Liam Robbins, per Evan Daniels. The 7-foot big man averaged 14.1 points and 7.1 rebounds for the Bulldogs last season. Robbins announced he was transferring on Saturday and chose Minnesota less than one day later. Head coach Richard Pitino has been exploring the transfer portal to bolster his […] READ MORE


Thanks for everything Daniel Oturu!

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For casual Gophers basketball fans, the first time they probably heard Daniel Oturu’s name was in the 2018 MSHSL Class 4A State Championship. There, Oturu’s last-second dunk secured the state title for the Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders over Tre Jones and the Apple Valley Eagles. Oturu–along with future teammates Jarvis Omersa (Orono) and Gabe Kalscheur (DeLaSalle) […] READ MORE


Report: Daniel Oturu plans to enter NBA Draft

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Gophers center Daniel Oturu plans to enter the NBA Draft, according to ESPN. The sophomore big man averaged 20.1 points and 11.3 rebounds this season. Oturu also ranked No. 19 nationally with 76 total blocks. He quickly solidified himself as one of the most dynamic and efficient low-post players in college basketball. Many current mock drafts […] READ MORE


Report: Richard Pitino to return as Gophers’ head coach

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photo: University of Minnesota   Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino will return next season, according to college basketball analyst Jeff Goodman. The Gophers finished the 2020 season with a 15-16 overall record (8-12 in the Big Ten). Pitino just completed his seventh year with the Gophers and has qualified for two NCAA Tournaments. His overall record […] READ MORE


House Report: #Gophers set 3-point shooting record in a 107-75 win over Nebraska

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by: Daniel House Photo: University of Minnesota    This season, there were many nights where the Gophers couldn’t make any shots. During Sunday’s game at Williams Arena, the entire team couldn’t miss. The Gophers set a school record with 18 made 3-pointers in a 107-75 win over Nebraska. Minnesota shot a blistering 57 percent and […] READ MORE


House Report: Daniel Oturu continues to turn heads in a 72-67 loss to Indiana

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Photo: University of Minnesota by: Daniel House   As the Gophers’ 2020 season comes to a close, fans should just enjoy watching Daniel Oturu. During Wednesday’s game against Indiana, Oturu put together another memorable performance for NBA scouts. The senior big man scored 24 points and snatched 16 rebounds in a 72-67 loss. In the […] READ MORE


House Report: Marcus Carr scores 21 points, but Gophers fall to Wisconsin 71-69

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All season, the dynamic duo of Daniel Oturu and Marcus Carr has carried the Gophers. Despite playing a large volume of minutes, Minnesota’s top players continue to fight. The trend continued during Sunday’s game in Madison. Oturu scored 26 points and snatched 12 rebounds in a 71-69 loss to Wisconsin. The Gophers led by one […] READ MORE