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.


New Gophers big men Robbins, Johnson seek their comfort level

Injuries, conditioning, foul trouble have contributed to holding back Liam Robbins and Brandon Johnson, but progress is showing.


Gophers rally from slow start to beat Loyola Marymount 88-73

Marcus Carr picked up where he left off in the season opener. On Saturday he scored 22 of his 28 points in the first half after the Gophers trailed by nine early.


Three-guard offense gives Gophers a formidable look for opponents

Returning guards Marcus Carr and Gabe Kalscheur combined with newcomer Both Gach to score 66 points in Minnesota's season-opening victory over Green Bay.


Opening-night blowout win is 'good step' for Gophers basketball

Marcus Carr tied a career high with 35 points as the Gophers overcame a sloppy start to the second half and pulled away to beat Wisconsin-Green Bay by 30 points.


Star Tribune Q&A with highly touted Gonzaga freshman Jalen Suggs

The Minnehaha Academy grad will open his college career on Thursday against No. 6 Kansas.


Carr enters Gophers season with one goal: 'I just want to win'

The junior point guard has yet to be part of a winning college team but believes the pieces are in place for this Gophers squad.


Healthy Curry could start opener for Gophers

Eric Curry, a 6-9 senior, is back to full strength, and Brandon Johnson is recovering from an ankle injury.


Ten Gophers add up to give Richard Pitino sorely needed depth

A closer look at the Pitino's starting options and top reserves off the bench for a team Pitino had to rebuild on the fly.


Top Minnesota seniors of 2017 prepare for final college season

Brad Davison and Nate Reuvers are trying to help the Badgers get back to the Final Four. McKinley Wright wants to show NBA scouts he can lead Colorado to the Big Dance.


Top Ten: Men's college basketball players who aren't Gophers

Here's a potential starting five of Minnesota natives who left the state to star around the country and five more players pushing them for spots on the list.