Gold in the Barn
Gophers players look back on the 1996-97 team's appearance against Kentucky in the Final Four, which was 20 years ago on March 29.
It's been 20 years since he made the Final Four with the Gophers and nearly as long since he resigned as head coach after the academic scandal, but he still follows his old program.
Gophers coach Richard Pitino and junior guard Nate Mason receive All-District 7 honors Wednesday by the National Association of Basketball Coaches
The honor puts the four-star recruit among a group of players that includes New York City point guard legends Kenny Anderson, Stephon Marbury and Sebastian Telfair.
The Gophers men's basketball team needs to find ways to get Nate Mason and Reggie Lynch going in Thursday's NCAA tournament game vs. Middle Tennessee in Milwaukee
Middle Tennessee big men compare Minnesota's Reggie Lynch to an SEC center they dominated earlier this year; Lynch takes offense
Winthrop guards Anders and Bjorn Broman will have 30 family members from Duluth, Minn. watching Thursday's game vs. Butler in Milwaukee
The most popular upset pick thrown around by national basketball observers has 12th-seed Middle Tennessee knocking out Minnesota in the first round. "Everybody thinks we shouldn't show up," coach Richard Pitino said.
The Gophers men's basketball team will need to replace senior captain Akeem Springs, who is out for the season with an Achilles' tendon injury
Gophers All-Big Ten forward Jordan Murphy's matchup with Michigan State's Miles Bridges will be a key to Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinals
Gophers junior guard Nate Mason was selected to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District V team Tuesday.
Comparing Star Tribune college hoops writer Marcus Fuller's picks to the actual All-Big Ten awards announced Monday.
The Gophers men's basketball team realizes another embarrassing performance like Sunday could result in early postseason exit
The Gophers men's basketball team will focus on shutting down Wisconsin's star center Ethan Happ, who scored 28 points in the last meeting
The Gophers control their own destiny for the No. 2 seed in next week's Big Ten tournament in Washington D.C.
Nebraska coach Tim Miles had heavy praise for the Gophers after a 15-point loss Thursday at Williams Arena
Gophers senior captain Akeem Springs plays his final home game Thursday in his one memorable season with the program
Gophers coach Richard Pitino thinks his team should be ranked, but he says the poll rankings are not important
The Gophers men's basketball team keeps itself in the hunt for a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship
Junior Reggie Lynch broke Gophers legend Randy Breuer's single-season blocks record of 89 set in 1981-82