Marcus Fuller | Star Tribune
Reporter | Gophers basketball

Marcus Fuller covers Gophers men's basketball and college basketball for the Star Tribune. He has 13 years of experience covering Twin Cities college and professional sports. 

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, he spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Fuller grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State.


U athletes seeking out more care for mental health issues

Between 30% and 40% of Gophers athletes used the athletic department's sports psychology services last school year, a university athletic official told the Board of Regents.


Minnesota strong: U works to benefit from very deep 2020 prep class

July is a critical month for the Gophers men's basketball team, as coach Richard Pitino and his staff tracks an extremely deep group of players from Minnesota.


Coffey: Decision to leave Gophers early for NBA was 'easy'

In a telephone interview, Amir Coffey expressed no regrets about leaving college early, even after going undrafted.


Gophers hoping to end 15-year drought in Thursday's NBA draft

Only two other teams in the Big Ten have gone a longer time without having a player drafted.


Gophers' top incoming basketball recruit missing start of summer practice

Four-star recruit Isaiah Ihnen's enrollment process is complicated as he makes his way from Germany to Minnesota.


Torch gets passed: Vikings' COO Warren to be Big Ten commissioner

Kevin Warren, the Vikings chief operating officer, was officially named the next commissioner of the Big Ten at a news conference Tuesday morning. He'll be the first African-American to lead a Power Five conference.


Gophers track stars Ali, Ogunrinde change lanes to find success

Four years ago, Obsa Ali and Temi Ogunrinde had no clue about the steeplechase and hammer throw. But Wednesday they start the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas.


With Coffey gone, new Gophers guard Carr will get big chance to reach big goals

The transfer from Pittsburgh impressed last season, but that was in practice after NCAA denied his waiver request to play immediately for the Gophers.,


Coffey makes it official: He's leaving Gophers to go pro

Following a spring of testing the waters with NBA team workouts, the 6-foot-8 former Hopkins standout received enough positive feedback to bypass his senior year with the Gophers.


It's decision day for Amir Coffey: Gophers or go pro

Amir Coffey's decision could heavily shape the expectations for Minnesota's 2019-20 Big Ten season. The deadline for his decision is 11 p.m.