Reporter | Gophers basketball

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.


Gophers leading scorer Dawson Garcia still sick going into Big Ten opener

Garcia missed practice this week to get well before Sunday's game at Purdue.


If basketball brings him down, playing music lifts up U's Battle

Jamison Battle has the shooting range of an NBA three-point marksman, but the 6-7, 220-pound junior is also defined by who he is off the court. His mother made sure of that.


U basketball recruit Christie off to hot senior year start in Illinois

The 6-6 four-star guard added strength to his already polished offensive game to become an offensive force.


Four takeaways from Gophers men's basketball loss at Virginia Tech

Monday's Big Ten/ACC Challenge loss revealed offensive issues and how the Gophers are utilizing Jamison Battle, Dawson Garcia and Pharrel Payne.


Gophers men's hoops leave offense at home in 67-57 loss at Virginia Tech

It was the second consecutive loss for Ben Johnson's squad where it couldn't overcome a long scoring drought in the first half.


Gophers men hope to win the points in paint battle at Virginia Tech

Monday night's Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup between the Gophers and Hokies could be decided inside.


Coach wants U to learn from mistakes: 'Youth can't be an excuse'

Inexperience will cost the Gophers men's basketball team, coach Ben Johnson says, if the players can't grow from their latest loss going into Monday's game at Virginia Tech.


Gophers-Virginia Tech game preview: On the road again

The Gophers play their third consecutive game away from home Monday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.


Four takeaways for Gophers hoops include toughness, guard play

As the errant shots and turnovers piled up, Gophers coach Ben Johnson could sense the SoCal Challenge title game vs. UNLV was turning into a rough lesson.


Sloppy stretch in first half costs Gophers in 71-62 loss to UNLV

Minnesota went from a slim advantage to being run off the court by UNLV during the first half of the championship game in the SoCal Challenge. The Gophers never recovered.