Tamin Lipsey, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound point guard from Ames (IA) High, is one of the top playmakers in the Class of 2022. Lipsey is playing for D1 Minnesota 17-and-under team this summer. Lipsey helped lead his USA Basketball team to the 2019 FIBA Americas Under 16 Championship. They finished 6-0, winning the gold medal in […] READ MORE
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Q&A: Wayzata’s Cam Heide Talks Recruitment and Latest on His Injury
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
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
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!
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?
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
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
GopherHole Podcast: Carly Thibault-DuDonis joins the podcast!
Just one week into her new role as Associate Head Coach for the Gophers Women’s Basketball team, Carly Thibault-DuDonis joins GopherHole’s Jared Hines to talk about recruiting, her family coaching tree and much more! Enjoy! Link to the podcast can be found here! You can follow Jared on Twitter! READ MORE
Q&A: Liam Robbins Talks Family, Gophers and Why He Sometimes Tells People He Plays Mini-Golf When He’s Asked if He Plays Basketball
Liam Robbins, a 7-foot-center who played at Drake last year, transferred to Minnesota earlier this spring. Robbins averaged 14.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.9 blocked shots per game this past season as a sophomore at Drake, leading the Bulldogs in all three categories. He was named All-Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) after the season and was […] READ MORE
Gophers receive a commitment from La Porte, Texas DL Albert Regis
On Wednesday afternoon, the Gophers picked up a commitment from Albert Regis, a 6’1’’ 290-pound ATH from La Porte, Texas. Regis is a three-star recruit according to 24/7 Sports. Regis had 13 total offers including from Virginia Tech, Baylor and Houston. Watching his film, you see Regis able to get off the line quickly and […] READ MORE