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.


Border battered: Wisconsin gets two U basketball recruits in 24 hours

Of seven players in the Class of 2020 offered men's basketball scholarships by the Gophers, four have already chosen other schools. That's left many Minnesota fans frustrated.


Many recruiting battles still to come for in-state talent

The Gophers lost out on Mayo's Gabe Madsen.


Ugly third quarter on defense nearly cost Gophers the victory

Defensive coordinator Joe Rossi's scheming was put the test Thursday night when South Dakota State's adjustments led to a brutal third quarter


Gophers' transfer Willis a State Fair rookie but a veteran on the floor

The Vanderbilt transfer has the most playing experience of any backcourt player for Richard Pitino.


Ohio State's Cornell, of Cretin-Derham Hall, hopes to live up to prep hype

Jashon Cornell, the nation's former No. 1 recruit, hopes to start at DT at Ohio State.


Spann-Ford emerges as potential breakout player for Gophers

After using redshirt year to grow and learn, the tight end is ready for impact.


Gophers basketball finishes trip to Italy 3-0 behind freshman Williams

With returning starter Gabe Kalscheur out with an ankle injury, freshman Tre' Williams led the Gophers in scoring Saturday with 22 points in a 98-66 victory over Como Select.


Winfield takes healthy attitude into another new season with Gophers

After missing most of two years, safety Antoine Winfield Jr. can't wait to pop somebody. "If he has a healthy season, he's going to be a terror in the Big Ten, that's for sure," linebacker Carter Coughlin said.


Stillwater X Games star Hause caught up in 11-year-old's board flair

Eleven-year-old Sky Brown made X Games history by becoming the first female to land a Frontside 540.


In Italy, U men's basketball will find playing, bonding time

The nine-day trip to Italy starts Saturday, including several games that will give Richard Pitino a chance to see what life is like without stars Amir Coffey and Jordan Murphy.