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.


Curry, nursing injured knee, aiming to return to Gophers lineup by Big Ten play

The 6-9 redshirt sophomore is out at least another two weeks after having surgery on his previously injured left knee before the season.


Kalscheur's long-range skills push Gophers past Santa Clara

The freshman made seven three-pointers to lead all scorers with a career-high 25 points.


Gophers basketball team finding they have more in reserve this year

The bench provided a lift in their Vancouver Showcase opener.


Gophers shake off turnovers, win opener at Vancouver Showcase

The Gophers looked sloppy at times handling the ball, but relied on defense to salt away a five-point win over Texas A&M.


Gophers basketball embarks on test of high-major waters

The Gophers' nonconference schedule has lost some luster thanks to unexpected losses, but any high-major foe will do. First up: Texas A&M on Sunday in Vancouver.


Pitino would go 0-for-Minnesota again if Hurt doesn't stay home

When it comes to in-state talent, Richard Pitino is at zero so far for 2019, and Rochester John Marshall's five-star forward, Matthew Hurt, has every major program after him and won't sign until the spring period.


Zone-buster Kalscheur's three-point barrage boosts Gophers past Utah

Freshman Gabe Kalscheur scored 12 of his team-best 19 points in the first half and hit five three-pointers as the U defeated last season's NIT runner-up.


Richard Pitino scheduled Utah with Gophers fans in mind

While not being able to convince any top-tier teams to come to the Barn, Gophers coach Richard Pitino felt like he delivered by scheduling tougher opponents such as the Utes.


Homegrown: Twin Cities freshmen make instant impact for U basketball

Daniel Oturu, Gabe Kalscheur and Jarvis Omersa have the chance to make the biggest impact of any crop of freshmen in recent program history.


NCAA rules Carr ineligible for this season; Gophers appeal decision

Marcus Carr transferred from Pittsburgh in the offseason and had hoped to play this year, instead of sitting out, per NCAA rules.But his waiver request to play this season was denied