Illinois LB Mariano Sori-Marin commits to Gophers

The Gophers now have 13 commitments for the class of 2018.

Minnesota Mr. Basketball McKinley Wright commits to Colorado

April 28
Minnesota Mr. Basketball McKinley Wright commits to Colorado
Former Dayton recruit and Champlin Park senior point guard McKinley Wright announced his commitment to Colorado on Friday.

First-round pick Corey Davis reflects on P.J. Fleck's influence

April 27
First-round pick Corey Davis reflects on P.J. Fleck's influence
Corey Davis, the record setting receiver from Western Michigan who was the fifth overall pick, gave some thoughts on Gophers coach P.J. Fleck and wide receivers coach Matt Simon.
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April 25

Pitino offers 2018 scholarship to Pennsylvania power forward

Four-star forward Jake Forrester from Harrisburg, Pa. says he received a scholarship offer from the Gophers on Monday
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April 24

Apple Valley's Tre Jones says 'great to see' Gophers making major strides

Apple Valley 2018 standout Tre Jones talked Gophers facilities and recruiting during his big opening AAU weekend with Howard Pulley at Nike EYBL in Hampton, Va.
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April 22

Gophers add three-star wide receiver recruit

Erik Gibson, from Martin Luther King High School in Detroit, gave the Gophers a verbal commitment Saturday.
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April 21

Gophers commit Oturu, other targets start AAU league play Friday

Gophers commit Daniel Oturu starts Nike EYBL season Friday in Hampton, Va.; Richard Pitino and staff begin the open recruiting period.
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April 20

Western Michigan linebacker Robert Spillane decides not to transfer

Robert Spillane, whose transfer plans led to accusations that P.J. Fleck was recruiting his former players, decided to stay put at Western Michigan.
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April 19

Gophers land commitment from Tyrik Henderson, a three-star CB from Illinois

Tyrik Henderson on Wednesday became the Gophers' 11th commitment for the Class of 2018, turning down offers from Iowa and Missouri, among others.
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April 18

Gophers recruits Washington, Harris shine at Jordan Classic

Future Gophers teammates Isaiah Washington and Jamir Harris played one another Friday in the Jordan Classic regional game in Washington D.C.
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April 15

Georgia lineman's commitment moves U's 2018 class into nation's Top 10

Junior Azebu, an offensive lineman from Alpharetta, Ga., became the Gophers 10th commitment for the Class of 2018.
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April 15
Gophers quarterback Demry Croft took to the practice field at the Gib...

Demry Croft stands out at quarterback in Gophers spring game

Sophomore Demry Croft led two touchdown drives Saturday in the Gophers annual spring game.
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April 13

Amir Coffey on sister Nia taken No. 5 in WNBA draft: 'Hard work pays off'

Nia Coffey, taken in the WNBA Draft on Thursday, achieved a dream she shared with her siblings, including Gophers freshman Amir Coffey
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April 13

Gophers land Ohio receiver who had offers from Badgers, Penn State

Jornell Manns, from Mansfield, Ohio, announced his commitment to the Gophers on Thursday.
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April 13
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch (22) and forward Jordan Murphy, right, c...

Gophers, Michigan State early top Big Ten teams for next season

Michigan State star Miles Bridges is expected Thursday to announce he's returning to school. So the Spartans and Gophers appear to be the top two teams to beat in Big Ten next season
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April 12

Fleck challenges student to catch punt -- and finds possible walk-on

The Gophers avoided extra running when Isaiah Whitmore caught a booming punt from Ryan Santoso. And Whitmore wasn't finished impressing the coach.
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April 12

Richard Pitino, Gophers get 7-foot transfer from dad's Louisville team

Louisville junior center Matz Stockman is transferring from Louisville to the Gophers; eligible to play one season in 2018-19
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April 10
Coach Richard Pitino watched Nate Mason shoot during the Gophers Men's...

Gophers, Pitino set goals for improvement during offseason

Gophers basketball players and coach Richard Pitino already know their offseason goals to prepare for the 2017-18 season. Here are some of them.
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April 10

Rodney Smith connecting with Gophers' new running backs coach

Smith, who rushed for 16 TDs last year as a sophomore, said he is learning a lot from new Gophers running backs coach Kenni Burns.
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April 9

Gophers add offensive lineman Davis to 2017 recruiting class

Ben Davis, a 6-4, 275-pound offensive tackle form American River College in Sacramento, Calif., signed with the Gophers. He'll enroll this summer and be eligible this fall, with four years to play three at Minnesota.
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April 7
Minnesota defensive coordinator Robb Smith during football practice at...

New Gophers defensive coordinator happy with what he's seeing

Robb Smith, who came from Arkansas, said the Gophers top defensive priority will be stopping the run.
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April 6

Behind-the-scenes TV series on P.J. Fleck could be in the works

The Gophers are in discussions with a TV production company about a potential four-part series on coach P.J. Fleck.
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April 5

Fleck on safety Jacob Huff: 'All he does is make plays'

Jacob Huff, a junior from Bolingbrook, Ill., is boosting the Gophers depth at safety and one of the most improved players in spring practice.