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Jalen Suggs, Jericho Sims, Matthew Hurt, McKinley Wright and Steffon Mitchell hope to hear their names called Thursday.
Former Minnehaha Academy and Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs will be the highest choice from the state since Hibbing's Kevin McHale, a former Gopher, went third in 1980.
Demarion Watson was pursued earlier by the Gophers and made an unofficial visit this summer. He chose the Cyclones, who were winless in the Big 12 last season.
Seven seniors are lined up to play in 2021-22, which could result in a large 2022 freshman class.
Former Navy forward Danny Ogele spent last two seasons at Division II Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania. "I'm a guy who can do a lot of things for your team," he says.
Christian Laettner's Duke team won the NCAA title in the Metrodome 30 years ago. But until that happened, the spotlight was on Michigan's trailblazing Fab Five.
A Gophers men's basketball frontcourt already razor thin was dealt a significant blow when junior forward Isaiah Ihnen suffered the injury in practice this week.
Sterling Manley had several discussions with new Gophers coach Ben Johnson but has seen his pro stock rise in recent weeks.
The state produced one first-rounder and three second-rounders last year.
A record four Minnesotans were picked in the 2020 NBA draft, and Suggs leads a list of prospects heading into this summer's draft.