Marcus Fuller | Star Tribune
Reporter | Gophers basketball

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 adds heavyweight Washington to men's basketball schedule

The Huskies, expected to be Pac-12 contenders, are the late addition to the slate, after Vancouver Showcase scheduling plans fell through.


Four-star forward Jackson commits to Pitino's Gophers

The 6-8 forward is a Detroit native who plays at Sunrise Academy in Kansas. "Minnesota was just different," Tray Jackson said.


Pitino wants Gophers 'to get better early'; mystery game could be added

The Gophers will face the toughest early-season stretch since Richard Pitino became coach before the 2013 season. That includes two games in the Vancouver Showcase in November, with a third game possible.


Gophers women open under Whalen on Nov. 9 vs. New Hampshire

Tough Big Ten stretch in January highlights new coach's debut schedule.


Pitino's Gophers open Big Ten play at Ohio State, return to face Nebraska

Three of the final four Big Ten games for Richard Pitino's team are on the road.


Expectations, emotions are high as Whalen transitions to Gophers

Excitement was in the air about Whalen soon focusing her full attention on being the Gophers women's basketball coach.


Double trouble: Huff twins both plan an impact for Gophers

Julian and Jacob Huff have been models of hard work and academic achievement for the Gophers. They're still waiting for that one season when they can make an impact together.


NCAA announces 'enormously significant' reforms

The NCAA adopted a series of sweeping new legislation and policy Wednesday that University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler called, "Perhaps historically remarkable."


Basketball's best or brotherly love? Rochester's Hurt has big choice

Describing Matthew Hurt as a sharpshooting, slam-dunking, shot-blocking 6-foot-9 forward who can play inside or outside -- and his brother plays for the Gophers.


Healing Curry has summer dreams of winning winter for Gophers

Sophomore Eric Curry is on a conservative recovery path this summer after last year's knee injury, and the Memphis native hopes to again be a major contributor at center.