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September 19, 2017
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
September 18, 2017
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.
September 8, 2017
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.
September 5, 2017
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
August 31, 2017
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
August 30, 2017
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
August 29, 2017
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.
August 29, 2017
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
August 28, 2017
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.
August 23, 2017
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.
August 21, 2017
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.
August 17, 2017
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.
August 16, 2017
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
August 16, 2017
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?
August 10, 2017
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
August 10, 2017
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
August 10, 2017
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?
August 7, 2017
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
July 24, 2017
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
July 20, 2017
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.
July 16, 2017
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.
July 16, 2017
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.
July 13, 2017
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
July 12, 2017
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.
July 11, 2017
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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