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August 22, 2021
Cottage Grove's Pharrel Payne commits to U men's basketball team
The 6-9 senior took an official visit to the Gophers this weekend and became their second 2022 recruit
August 7, 2021
Cretin-Derham Hall four-star PG Holloman commits to Michigan State
Tre Holloman is the No. 1 basketball prospect in Minnesota's 2022 class.
August 5, 2021
Cottage Grove's Payne a priority for Gophers following breakout summer
When it came to recruiting local prospects this summer, the U made it a priority to be in attendance often when big man Pharrel Payne from Park of Cottage Grove was playing.
August 5, 2021
Park Center's Carrington first 2022 commitment for Gophers hoops
A Class of 2022 standout, guard Braeden Carrington decided after finishing up his official visit with the home state program Wednesday
July 29, 2021
Park Center guard Carrington visiting Gophers after strong end to AAU season
Braeden Carrington proved to be one of the top shooters and playmakers on the Under Armour AAU circuit this summer
July 27, 2021
Totino-Grace forward becomes second Minnesota hoops senior to pick Iowa State
Demarion Watson was pursued earlier by the Gophers and made an unofficial visit this summer. He chose the Cyclones, who were winless in the Big 12 last season.
July 19, 2021
Gophers transfer excited for challenge of jump from Division II
Former Navy forward Danny Ogele spent last two seasons at Division II Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania. "I'm a guy who can do a lot of things for your team," he says.
July 1, 2021
Four-star Philadelphia guard impressed by U on his official visit
Jameel Brown, who is ranked No. 86 nationally by 247Sports.com, reopened his recruitment after originally committing to Purdue.
July 1, 2021
Gophers star Carr withdraws from draft, but not likely to return to U
All-Big Ten point guard Marcus Carr, was the top-ranked transfer available this spring, and has decided to return to school after testing the draft process.
June 28, 2021
Gophers men's hoops to play at Pittsburgh in Big Ten/ACC Challenge
The Gophers have four games away from home in nonconference play in 2021-22 season
June 24, 2021
U's Johnson makes two scholarship offers at his first recruiting event
The Gophers basketball coach was among hundreds of college basketball coaches from Shaka Smart to Fran McCaffery at a basketball showcase in Woodbury.
June 15, 2021
Four-star Wayzata guard Camden Heide says he'll attend Purdue
One of the top boys' basketball players in Minnesota's 2022 class announced his decision Tuesday. He had made an unofficial visit to the U.
June 10, 2021
Gophers men's basketball nonconference schedule nearly finished
The 2021-22 nonconference slate for new Gophers coach Ben Johnson has 11 of 12 games set
June 9, 2021
Ex-North Carolina 7-footer Manley considering U or pro hoops next season
Sterling Manley, limited at North Carolina by a knee injury, shined at a pre-draft combine recently. But he still could play another college season and is considering the Gophers.
June 4, 2021
'Can't wait to get started.' Alexandria's Thompson, other U hoops newcomers arriving
Treyton Thompson, the Gophers' top incoming recruit, and several transfers are coming to campus early in preparation for summer practice
June 2, 2021
Top state basketball talent Holloman visiting Gophers, Spartans this week
One of the most sought after point guards in the country, Tre Holloman of Cretin-Derham Hall said he'll also be visiting Marquette at the end of the month.
May 27, 2021
Eastview guard among two walk-ons added to Gophers men's basketball
Jackson Purcell and Joey Kern, a transfer from Division III Johns Hopkins, are the latest additions to the revamped roster.
May 25, 2021
Ole Miss 6-11 transfer has U among finalists, decision coming Wednesday
The Gophers have a chance to possibly get their center for next season when Ole Miss senior Khadim Sy announces his decision. Minnesota is among four finalists.
May 21, 2021
U's Johnson on losing 10 players: 'I don't take any of this stuff personal'
Head coach Ben Johnson and newly hired assistant Marcus Jenkins answered questions about the team and themselves. Here are five highlights from that session.
May 21, 2021
Gophers coach Johnson lands Florida junior college shooter Thiam
Indian River State College freshman guard Abdoulaye Thiam gives the Gophers their second recruit in 24 hours.
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