Reporter | Gophers basketball

Marcus Fuller covers Gophers men's basketball and college basketball for the Star Tribune. He has 13 years of experience covering Twin Cities college and professional sports. 

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.


Carleton College becomes latest Division III school to cancel fall sports

The school cited concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, including the recent national spike.


Big Ten cancels nonconference fall sports, warns of more moves ahead

"We may not have a college football season in the Big Ten," conference Commissioner Kevin Warren said, adding that Thursday's move was intended to create a better chance to play some games.


U president tries calming foreign athletes: 'We stand with our international students'

University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel e-mailed her faculty, students and staff Tuesday to address any fears, reminding them of the university's plan for a hybrid model of online and in-person classes this fall.


AAU basketball stars weigh risk/reward of recruiting exposure in COVID-19 era

D1 Minnesota and others are filled with college prospects once again, as games finally resume. But it looks markedly different with restrictions surrounding the coronavirus.


Gophers men's basketball team slowly assembles

During the pandemic, only a handful of players are present on campus. They're working out on their own, waiting for the rest of the roster to arrive.


Three transfers could start for Gophers next year - if waivers are approved

If the waiver gods bless the Gophers, then Both Gach will be in the starting lineup. Same goes for Liam Robbins. Brandon Johnson is already a projected starter as a graduate transfer.


'Excited to be back home.' Former Austin star Gach leaving Utah for U

The rising junior is returning home after playing two seasons for Utah and will seek a waiver to be eligible for 2020-21 with the Gophers.


From family of cops, Lynx's Banham wants to be bridge to community

Law enforcement runs strong in Rachel Banham's family. So strong that she has tattoos on her right arm of the badge numbers of her father, mother and late grandfather.


Ex-Hopkins star El-Amin leading protest tonight at Ball State

The son of former Minneapolis North and UConn star Khalid El-Amin has become a leading activist on the Indiana school's campus.


Pitino: Coaches must be 'upfront and honest' about race with players

More than anything, Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino understands from talking to his players since George Floyd's death that they want to do something of substance and value to make change.