Chicago Bloom's four-star senior forward Martice Mitchell is expected to announce his college decision Monday afternoon. Mitchell is down to Minnesota and Rutgers.
Four-star senior guard Jamal Mashburn Jr., the son of the former Kentucky and NBA standout, is officially visiting Richard Pitino and the Gophers this weekend. Mashburn's father was coached by Rick Pitino at Kentucky.
The Big Ten's unofficial media preseason poll released Monday with the Gophers men's basketball team picked to finish 11th for the 2019-20 season.
Dawson Garcia, the five-star forward from Prior Lake, is planning to officially visit the Gophers this weekend. Garcia is the top big man in the state's senior class.
Gophers junior big man Eric Curry was cleared for some full contact this week with the first official practice of the season Tuesday.
The Gophers will meet Iowa State in a closed scrimmage on the road next month. It could help prepare Richard Pitino's 2019-20 team for a grueling nonconference schedule
The Gophers went 22-14 and reached the NCAA tournament's second round last season. But preseason predictions can't seem to look beyond the team losing three starters, including Amir Coffey and Jordan Murphy.
Monday was the start of one of the most important recruiting periods for college hoops coaches. The Gophers have three 2020 scholarships available.
The Gophers men's basketball team released its 2019-20 schedule with 29 of the possible 31 regular-season games allowed. They are expected to add at least one more home game.
High school guard Ty Berry had concerns about the Gophers until he visited campus last week: "It improved my perspective on Minnesota. At first, I was a little skeptical and didn't know how I was going to like it and all that."
Gabe Madsen of Rochester Mayo was scheduled to be the first in-state senior target to make an official visit to Minnesota. But he chose Cincinnati over the weekend, as did his twin brother Mason.
The Gophers are adding another high-profile opponent to their nonconference schedule this season. They'll face DePaul of the Big East Conference as part of a five-team event at Williams Arena.
The Gophers basketball team is hosting guards Ty Berry and Frankie Collins on official visits for the football opener. Joining them will be top Minnesota targets on unofficial visits.
The Gophers men's basketball team faces a tough December stretch in 2019-20 that includes four straight games vs. high-major opponents, including Iowa and Ohio State to open Big Ten play
Richard Pitino compared his 2019-20 Minnesota basketball team to another one of his squads, talked expectations for key players and updated Eric Curry's injury status.
Gophers basketball to host recruits for the football opener Aug. 29 at TCF Bank Stadium, including three-star guard Ty Berry on his official visit.
Former DeLaSalle star Jarvis Johnson couldn't play in college because of a heart ailment. But he retained his scholarship to the U and now has been hired by Richard Pitino as a graduate assistant.
Minnehaha Academy's junior center Chet Holmgren was one of the hottest prospects in the country even before his video with Stephen Curry went viral last week. Holmgren's the Gophers' No. 1 target in the 2021 class.
Thirty years ago, Clem Haskins took his Gophers men's basketball team to New Zealand and Australia over the summer – and it used that bonding experience to reach the NCAA's Elite Eight.
Freshmen Isaiah Ihnen and Tre' Williams, former four-star recruits, scored 19 points apiece to lead the Gophers to 108-68 win Thursday against Tuscan Select in Florence.