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September 19

Preseason: Gophers, two others biggest threats to Michigan State

Athlon, Lindy's and Street & Smith college basketball preview magazines have three different Big Ten predictions for No. 2 team behind the Spartans
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September 18

Gophers hoops target Haliburton picks Iowa State

Three-star Oshkosh (Wis.) senior guard Tyrese Haliburton commits to Iowa State on Monday. Minnesota, Nebraska, Cincinnati and Northern Iowa were his other finalists.
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September 8

Gophers' four-star basketball target Hunter visiting Purdue this weekend

Eric Hunter Jr., an Indianapolis native, is Minnesota coach Richard Pitino's top remaining 2018 target and potentially the last piece to what could be his best recruiting class yet.
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September 5

Gophers junior walk-on Stephon Sharp leaves basketball team

Gophers junior walk-on guard Stephon Sharp decides to leave the team to focus on school
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August 31

Gophers name third men's basketball PA announcer in history of The Barn

Longtime Gophers football PA announcer Jamie Verbrugge was chosen to replace Dick Jonckowski on the microphone at the Barn
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August 30

State Fair Q&A: Mason, Lynch ready to lead U basketball

Gophers seniors Nate Mason and Reggie Lynch talked Wednesday at the state fair about growing as leaders and being excited to play with talented newcomers
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August 29

College basketball annuals coming out. Squint to see a Gopher

You might have to use a magnifying glass to see any Gopher cover boys for college basketball season previews hitting newsstands next month.
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August 29

Gophers heed appeal, send team gear to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino's program will donate to Hurricane Harvey victims in response to message from Houston coach Kelvin Sampson
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August 28

Coffey and Curry: Improvement and high expectations for Gophers

Gophers sophomores Amir Coffey and Eric Curry talked Monday at the Minnesota State Fair about their improvement and high expectations this year.
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August 23

Future Gopher Daniel Oturu goes to camp, hangs with Kobe Bryant

Cretin-Derham Hall senior center Daniel Oturu, who is committed to Minnesota, talked about his experience at the Nike Skills Academy.
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August 21

Four-star Indiana guard could be final piece of Pitino's 2018 recruiting

Gophers coach Richard Pitino will be hosting four-star guard Eric Hunter Jr. on an official visit next month. 'The way they play fits me,' Hunter said.
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August 17
Gophers forward Jordan Murphy (3), Gophers guard Nate Mason (2), and...

Gophers men's basketball schedule starts a month early. But why?

The Gophers and rest of the Big Ten will start conference play in early December, ending the idea of two separate seasons on the men's basketball schedule.
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August 16

Gophers basketball to headline Vancouver Showcase in 2018-19

The Gophers men's basketball team joins Texas A&M as the featured teams in the Vancouver Basketball Showcase next November
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August 16

Will the Gophers be able to win a recruiting battle with Duke?

Duke has landed three Minnesota players in the past five years, including Apple Valley point guard Tre Jones on Sunday. Will that trend continue?
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August 10

Akeem Springs: Gophers can be even better without him this season

Former team captain Akeem Springs, who is ahead of schedule in his recovery from an Achilles injury, talked about his future and how the Gophers looked this summer
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August 10

Who will be the final piece for Richard Pitino's 2018 recruiting class?

Richard Pitino still could add a combo guard or big man to his highly-rated three-member 2018 recruiting class
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August 10

Home or away? Tre Jones to reveal his college decision Sunday

Will Apple Valley's Tre Jones follow the path of his older brother Tyus and choose Duke? Or will he pick one of the other four schools on his list, which includes Minnesota?
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August 7

Coffey among top college players invited to Nike Skills Academy

Gophers sophomore Amir Coffey will be among 20 college basketball players participating in the Nike Skills Academy in Los Angeles this month
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July 24

Gophers favored as DeLaSalle guard Kalscheur set to choose college

Gophers target and DeLaSalle senior guard Gabe Kalscheur is announcing his college decision on Tuesday night
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July 20

Prep stars Oturu and Thomas: Great Gophers frontcourt of the future?

Daniel Oturu and Jarvis Thomas, the first two commits in the Gophers' 2018 recruiting class, have the potential to be a great frontcourt at the U.
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July 16

Armstrong's Thompson chooses Indiana; Orono forward Thomas announcing Tuesday

Orono's Jarvis Thomas could pick the Gophers when announcing his decision Tuesday, especially after Armstrong PF Race Thompson picked Indiana on Sunday.
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July 16

Gophers 2018 target and Orono PF Jarvis Thomas to decide Tuesday

Orono's explosive senior PF Jarvis Thomas could pick the Gophers when announcing his decision Tuesday night.
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July 13

Could Gophers target Race Thompson be deciding soon?

Gophers target and Armstrong senior forward Race Thompson says he could make a decision after the AAU season ends for D1 Minnesota
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July 12

Cretin's Oturu hoping Howard Pulley teammates will join him at U

What happens when one of the top 2018 big men in the country enter the AAU season already committed to a school? Here's what's up with Daniel Oturu of Cretin-Derham Hall.
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July 11

Gophers basketball coaches hit the road for big July talent evaluations

The next recruits to join Minnesota coach Richard Pitino's 2018 class will be evaluated during several AAU events this week.

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