No. 1 player in Illinois Cameron Christie commits to Gophers!

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July 29, 2022: Three-star Rolling Meadows, Illinois guard Cameron Christie committed to the Gophers Friday, becoming the first player to join the University of Minnesota’s 2023 recruiting class. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter After the Gophers’ lone 2023 commitment Kadyn Betts announced that he opted to enroll early and join the Gophers this season, Ben […] READ MORE


Gophers add forward Kadyn Betts as first 2023 commitment

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July 1, 2021: Three-star Pueblo, Colorado forward Kadyn Betts committed to the Gophers Friday morning, becoming the first player to join the University of Minnesota’s 2023 recruiting class. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Head coach Ben Johnson and the Gophers got their first verbal commitment of the 2023 recruiting class from Pueblo, Col. forward […] READ MORE


Dartmouth transfer Taurus Samuels commits to Gophers

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May 9, 2021: Dartmouth grad-transfer guard Taurus Samuels committed to the Gophers Monday, adding to a strong 2022-23 roster. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter   Gophers head coach Ben Johnson continues to craft his first full roster as a head coach, this time adding Dartmouth grad-transfer Taurus Samuels to the fold. Samuels, a 6-foot-1 […] READ MORE


Gophers add Morehead St. transfer PG Ta’lon Cooper from transfer portal

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April 20, 2021: After three seasons at Morehead State, PG Ta’lon Cooper announced that he will be transferring to Minnesota via his IG live Wednesday afternoon. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Two days since the commitment of Dawson Garcia, Ben Johnson and the Gophers staff has stayed busy in the transfer portal, adding Morehead State […] READ MORE


UNC transfer Dawson Garcia commits to hometown Gophers

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April 18, 2021: Gophers Head coach Ben Johnson made a major statement with his first 2022 transfer portal addition, adding former McDonald’s All-American and Prior Lake, Minn. native Dawson Garcia. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter This is the biggest commitment of the Ben Johnson era. Ever since Dawson Garcia left the North Carolina program in January to […] READ MORE


Gophers offseason update: a look into the transfer portal (updated April 18)

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(UPDATED) April 18, 2021: We have officially entered the college basketball offseason. The Gophers have already gotten busy in the transfer portal, and here are some potential names they could go after. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter As it sits today the Gophers have two open scholarships. Their clear needs are a veteran PG, […] READ MORE


What is next?: Gophers basketball offseason preview

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March 10, 2021: The Gophers 2021-22 season officially ended Wednesday with a 60-51 loss against Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. It is now as good of a time as any to look ahead to head coach Ben Johnson’s first full offseason as head coach. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter […] READ MORE


Gophers add G/F Jaden Henley to 2022 recruiting class

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Dec. 10, 2021: 102 days since their last commitment, the Gophers have added G/F Jaden Henley to Ben Johnson’s first full recruiting class as head coach. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Gophers head coach Ben Johnson’s first recruiting class started out with some serious momentum. After signing Braden Carrington, Pharrel Payne and Joshua Ola-Joseph over the summer, […] READ MORE


’23 Holy Family big man Boden Kapke talks about recent Gophers offer

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Follow Chris on Twitter –> @collegebbnews Boden Kapke, a 6-foot-11 junior from Victoria (MN) Holy Family Catholic, is one of the top Midwest big men in the Class of 2023. He recently became the third in-state player from the Class of 2023 to receive a scholarship offer from Minnesota.   Kapke averaged 16.2 points and 11.2 rebounds […] READ MORE


6-foot-8 Lakeville North (MN) junior Nolan Winter updates his recruitment

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Follow Chris on Twitter –> @collegebbnews Nolan Winter, a 6-foot-8 junior forward from Lakeville (MN) North, is ranked as the #2 player in the state in the Class of 2023.  Winter averaged 11.0 points per game as a sophomore. He scored in double figures in eleven of 20 games, including a season-high 19 points in the […] READ MORE