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Felde returns for another stint as Gophers basketball strength coach

Felde returns for another stint as Gophers basketball strength coach

Felde was Gophers men's basketball strength coach in 2012-13, but he returns after spending five seasons at Miami (Fla.). Felde replaces Shaun Brown.


Grad transfer Crandall planning visits, has Gophers in top five

Grad transfer Crandall planning visits, has Gophers in top five

Former North Dakota and DeLaSalle guard Geno Crandall plans to visit a few other schools after meeting with the Gophers last week.


More than hockey: Suggs says Minnesota state of basketball, too

More than hockey: Suggs says Minnesota state of basketball, too

Five-star Minnehaha Academy junior Jalen Suggs and Hopkins senior forward Zeke Nnaji start competing Friday in Colorado for the Team USA's U17 World Cup team.


Newcomers, injury updates highlight Gophers first summer practice

Newcomers, injury updates highlight Gophers first summer practice

The Gophers men's basketball team opened summer practice Tuesday with five newcomers joining the team and three returning players back from injuries


U basketball recruit Omersa puts on dunk show at AAU tournament

U basketball recruit Omersa puts on dunk show at AAU tournament

Orono forward Jarvis Omersa will be the most athletic player on the roster when he joins the Gophers next month with fellow local recruits Daniel Oturu and Gabe Kalshceur


An (early) projected lineup for Gophers men's basketball

An (early) projected lineup for Gophers men's basketball

Gophers basketball updated scholarship chart and projected 2018-19 lineup, including transfers and 2018 recruits.


Stull could be the missing piece for the Gophers

Stull could be the missing piece for the Gophers

Gophers land coveted graduate transfer Brock Stull from Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Tuesday to close a loaded 2018 recruiting class


Kansas junior college guard picks Baylor over Gophers

Kansas junior college guard picks Baylor over Gophers

Hutchinson Community College (Kan.) guard Devonte Bandoo reportedly picks Baylor over Minnesota, South Carolina and Kansas State.


Rochester's Hurt leads loaded AAU team into Wayzata tournament

Rochester's Hurt leads loaded AAU team into Wayzata tournament

Five-star Rochester John Marshall forward Matthew Hurt leads one of the top Adidas circuit AAU teams in D1 Minnesota, which plays this weekend in a Wayzata tournament..


Gophers land another transfer with former Pitt guard

Former Pittsburgh guard Marcus Carr will transfer to Minnesota and be eligible to play three seasons beginning in 2019-20.

Former Pittsburgh guard Marcus Carr will transfer to Minnesota, and he's hoping the NCAA will allow him to play next season.


U expected to add Wichita State's lead recruiter as final assistant

Minnesota head Coach Rick Pitino during the first half. ] RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER • renee.jones@startribune.com The Gophers hosted Concordia St. Paul

Kyle Lindsted, who was the top recruiter for Wichita State coach Greg Marshall, is working on finalizing a deal to join Richard Pitino's staff.


Former Gophers guard Mason invited to Florida pro combine

Former Gophers guard Mason invited to Florida pro combine

Even though he wasn't invited to the NBA's combine in Chicago, Mason will be among 24 players invited to a Florida combine that will be attended by team officials.


Pitino offers scholarships to three Minnesota sophomore big men

Pitino offers scholarships to three Minnesota sophomore big men

Gophers coach Richard Pitino offered scholarships to 2020 Minnesota big men Dawson Garcia of Prior Lake, Ben Carlson of East Ridge and Dain Dainja of Park Center on Monday.


Key points from Rice Commission report on fixing college hoops

Key points from Rice Commission report on fixing college hoops

The commission on college basketball, headed by Condoleezza Rice, released recommendations for reform Wednesday.


Graduate transfer point guard plans to visit Gophers next month

Graduate transfer point guard plans to visit Gophers next month

Alabama-Birmingham junior point guard Nick Norton, a graduate transfer, expects to visit Minnesota in May. He's also considering Purdue, Ohio State and Mississippi


U recruits still excited about program despite assistants leaving

U recruits still excited about program despite assistants leaving

Gophers recruits Daniel Oturu, Gabe Kalscheur and Jarvis Omersa are still excited about joining the program after local recruiter and assistant Ben Johnson left for Xavier on Tuesday.


Springs praises his former coach and new U assistant Rob Jeter

Springs praises his former coach and new U assistant Rob Jeter

Former Gophers and Milwaukee guard Akeem Springs has high praise for newly hired Minnesota assistant coach Rob Jeter.


Gophers assistant Kimani Young headed to join UConn staff

Kevin Dorsey stood on the court with assistant coach Kimani Young in 2016

Young had come to Minnesota from Florida International with Richard Pitino and was credited for landing four-star recruit Isaiah Washington for the Gophers.


Gophers recruit Oturu makes Nike Summit World Select team

Gophers recruit Oturu makes Nike Summit World Select team

Gophers recruit and Cretin-Derham Hall senior center Daniel Oturu was invited Tuesday to play for the Nike Hoop Summit World Select team.


Nate Mason represents Gophers winning 3-on-3 national title

Nate Mason represents Gophers winning 3-on-3 national title

Gophers senior guard Nate Mason led the Big Ten team to a 3-on-3 national championship Sunday in San Antonio. The prize was $50,000.