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Florida prep power forward schedules September visit to U

Florida prep power forward schedules September visit to U

Lakeland three-star power forward Luke Anderson scheduled his official visit with the Gophers. "I like the coaching staff," he said.


Hopkins star Nnaji gets Kansas offer, about to trim college list

Hopkins star Nnaji gets Kansas offer, about to trim college list

Hopkins four-star senior forward Zeke Nnaji, who recently was offered by Kansas, will visit several schools unofficially in August before picking his finalists


Pitino hopes to add third player to Gophers from Kansas Christian school

Pitino hopes to add third player to Gophers from Kansas Christian school

Sunrise Christian Academy senior guard Austin Crowley announced the Gophers as a finalist and scheduled an official visit to Minnesota. He could be the third Sunrise player at Minnesota.


Williams Arena court gets a new 'Barn' look for 2018-19

Williams Arena court gets a new 'Barn' look for 2018-19

Gophers men's and women's basketball teams will play on a different looking court in 2018-19 season.


No longer Cal-bound, center Stockman returns to U, Pitino

No longer Cal-bound, center Stockman returns to U, Pitino

Former Gophers center Matz Stockman will not transfer from the program and plans to finish his career at the U. Stockman is a 7-foot senior from Norway.


Gophers will seek waiver to make transfer Carr immediately eligible

Gophers will seek waiver to make transfer Carr immediately eligible

The Gophers will seek a waiver from the NCAA for Pittsburgh transfer Marcus Carr to play right away after his coach was fired. Carr started for Pitt as a freshman last season.


Pitino still looking at options for last 2018 Gophers scholarship

Pitino still looking at options for last 2018 Gophers scholarship

Kansas transfer Sam Cunliffe and prep schooler Nathan Johnson have been on the Gophers' radar, but where does the U stand with them now?


Michael Hurt on his brother: 'He'll make a good decision when ready'

Michael Hurt on his brother: 'He'll make a good decision when ready'

Gophers junior forward Michael Hurt discussed his improvement last season, how he fits with the team this year and his brother's upcoming college decision.


Minnehaha Academy star Suggs out five weeks with knee injury

Minnehaha Academy star Suggs out five weeks with knee injury

Minnehaha Academy junior point guard and quarterback Jalen Suggs might miss his football opener. But Tuesday's MRI showed no serious damage to knee injured in AAU game last week.


Freshmen Kalscheur, Omersa having strong summer with Gophers basketball team

Freshmen Kalscheur, Omersa having strong summer with Gophers basketball team

Gophers freshmen Gabe Kalscheur and Jarvis Omersa are showing coaches this summer they might be ready for playing time right away this season


Pitino: Oturu's recovery from shoulder surgery ahead of schedule

Daniel Oturu (25)

Top recruit Daniel Oturu is expected to be cleared by fall practice from shoulder surgery recovery. The post player could be one of the top newcomers in the Big Ten in 2018-19.


Coffey makes more progress; Gophers to offer balcony seating at the Barn

Coffey makes more progress; Gophers to offer balcony seating at the Barn

Richard Pitino said he was encouraged this week by the continued recovery efforts of Amir Coffey and Daniel Oturu. Meanwhile, a new seating options was announced for Gophers basketball fans.


Minnehaha Academy star Suggs plans Duke, N. Carolina, Kansas visits

Minnehaha Academy star Suggs plans Duke, N. Carolina, Kansas visits

After winning his second gold medal with Team USA in Argentina, five-star point guard Jalen Suggs was one of the most heavily watched prospects when the July live recruiting period began.


Metro-area big men Carlson, Garcia have big AAU weekend in New York

Metro-area big men Carlson, Garcia have big AAU weekend in New York

Gophers 2020 targets and four-star big men Ben Carlson of East Ridge and Dawson Garcia of Prior Lake led the D1 Minnesota team to the 16U title in New York and are planning their fall recruiting trips.


Which 2019 prospects are Pitino and the Gophers watching in July?

Matthew Hurt

Gophers coach Richard Pitino and his assistants hit the road recruiting Wednesday at the start of the July evaluation period. Their top priority: fill the 2019 recruiting class


Whalen jumps into first July recruiting period with Gophers

Whalen jumps into first July recruiting period with Gophers

New Gophers women's basketball coach and Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen is relying heavily on her assistants during the July recruiting period


Grad transfer Geno Crandall picks Gonzaga over Gophers and Xavier

Grad transfer Geno Crandall picks Gonzaga over Gophers and Xavier

North Dakota graduate transfer and former DeLaSalle guard Geno Crandall announced Thursday he will play for Gonzaga next season. He also considered Minnesota and Xavier


Graduate transfer Crandall has visit with U; Stockman leaving for Cal

North Dakota's Geno Crandall, left, and Wisconsin's Khalil Iverson (21) vie for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game,

Matz Stockman announced he's transferring to California to finish his career after leaving the U; North Dakota grad transfer Geno Crandall visits Minnesota on Thursday


Gophers team camp will showcase new Athletes Village on Saturday

The entrance of the new Gophers Basketball Development Center.

Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino excited to see team camp hosted Saturday at the U's new Athletes Village facility


Last Gopher drafted: Humphries on the draft, Amir Coffey and more

Last Gopher drafted: Humphries on the draft, Amir Coffey and more

Going into Thursday's NBA Draft, former Gophers star and NBA forward Kris Humphries talked about being the last U player drafted, the One-and-Done rule, Amir Coffey and more