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.


Hall of Fame inductee Garnett changed basketball in Minnesota for good

Young basketball hopefuls and fans in Minnesota noticed KG's greatness first. The state of hockey grew in love with basketball, forever changed by a player who inspired an entire generation of talent.


Gophers basketball in the market for much-needed frontcourt depth

New Gophers coach Ben Johnson and his staff are working to find their center for next season and more inside help. Here are some players who may be available.


Gophers men's hoops Big Ten opponents include playing rival Wisconsin twice next season

Big Ten men's hoops released its 20-game league schedule Thursday, including the Gophers' home and road opponents.


U men's basketball to pick up delayed series with Mississippi State in December

The schools had been scheduled to play last season at Williams Arena. But that game was postponed due to the pandemic and will be played in 2022-23.


Gophers officially announce signing D-II All-American Parker Fox

Parker Fox, of Mahtomedi, has two years of eligibility remaining for the Gophers


Gophers' Gach enters transfer portal; Carr declares for NBA draft

Both Gach, a 6-6 junior from Austin, has decided he isn't likely to return to Minnesota next season. Marcus Carr averaged 19.4 points and 4.0 assists last year.


Two top Gophers basketball targets playing in Wayzata AAU tourney

Cam Heide and Taison Chatman are arguably the top two high school basketball prospects in their respective classes in the state of Minnesota.


Gophers softball series against Michigan could decide Big Ten title

The top two teams in the conference will square off four times over the next three days in Minneapolis.


Son of former U basketball star Burton hitting his stride in Gophers track

Willie Burton's No. 34 jersey hangs in the Williams Arena rafters as a reminder of his storied career. His son Noah is gaining attention as a sprinter and hurdler.


Payton Willis' Gophers return reunites him with best friend Curry

Willis and Curry were AAU teammates in Arkansas before college and missed a chance to play together two seasons ago when Curry was injured.