I put it out that I might do this today, but I didn't get enough reader responses this time. I realize it's not the ideal time for a Q & A, but thought there might be some questions heading into the tournament. I'll hang on to this idea to see if it's worthwhile later. In the meantime, if you do have a question, send it to email@example.com, and I'll squirrel them away as relevent for use in blogs, etc.
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.
Freshman guard Isaiah Washington will make his local debut on a team with All-Big Ten forward Jordan Murphy. Nate Mason and Amir Coffey are teammates and Apple Valley star Tre Jones has two Minnesota teammates.