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Minnesota and Ohio State had the two worst records in Big Ten men's basketball in 2022-23. Heading into Big Ten play Sunday, however, the Buckeyes are a borderline Top 25 team and have a former Gophers mainstay in their lineup.
With Parker Fox helping deliver electricity, the Gophers men's basketball team bounced back from a loss at San Francisco with a victory over New Orleans on Thursday.
With Minnesota's Big Ten opener this weekend, coach Ben Johnson needed to see his players build more confidence by playing fast and smart. The result was a 33-point win.
With Big Ten Conference play set to begin Friday, Marcus Fuller delivers his early power rankings.
Starters outside of Dawson Garcia have struggled offensively, causing coach Ben Johnson to acknowledge that there will be lineup changes at some point.
New Orleans is one of the fastest teams in the country and ranks seventh nationally in turnovers forced per game. Minnesota has turned the ball over — a lot.
Despite the loss to San Francisco, northern Californians Mike Mitchell Jr. and Jack Wilson were grateful to return home to see family and revisit their days in high school.
Amber Scalia has gone from role player as a freshman to leading the team in scoring so far this year as the Tommies play host to a Power Five opponent for the first time.
The Gophers point guards struggled mightily in their 18-point loss to San Francisco. A happier note for the team was Pharrel Payne playing more than 20 minutes for the first time this season.
San Francisco scored repeatedly off Gophers ball-handling troubles, prompting coach Ben Johnson to say his team has "to learn how to respond better."