Richard Pitino Named Big 10 Coach Of The YearThe Gopher basketball team had a chance to put their remarkable regular season on pause Monday, in the process garnering a number of individual awards after one of the biggest turnarounds of the past 20 years in conference play.
Gophers Lose Regular Season Finale At Wisconsin, 66-49Nate Mason had 17 points for Minnesota (23-8, 11-7). The Golden Gophers had an eight-game win streak snapped.
Coffey, Springs Lead Gophers Past Ohio State 78-68Amir Coffey had 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, helping Minnesota stave off another setback at home with a 78-68 victory over Ohio State on Sunday night.
4 Reasons To Buy Into Gophers BasketballHere are four reasons to buy into Gophers basketball this year. If things keep progressing, you could hear Minnesota's name called on Selection Sunday in March.
Gophers' Coffey Named Big 10 Freshman Of The WeekAmir Coffey is off to an impressive start with the University of Minnesota men's basketball team, and he was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday.
Richard Pitino Starts Critical Fourth Season With GophersRichard Pitino enters his fourth season at Minnesota coming off a disastrous 2-16 finish in the Big Ten and with a new boss watching over the program.
6 Great Buzzer-Beaters In Minnesota BasketballThere have been several buzzer-beaters in Minnesota games this year, including a few that made national headlines. Here are six of the best among high school, college and yes, even the Timberwolves.
Back On The Court, Hopkins' Coffey Prepping For College Career In MinnesotaAfter blowing out his knee and ending his junior season, Amir Coffey back on the court at Hopkins, and he's getting ready to put on a Gophers jersey next year.
King Scores 22 To Lead Minnesota Over UMKC, 76-58Joey King hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Minnesota pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City in the second half for a 76-58 victory on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Gophers Basketball Signs 3 To 2016 ClassThe University of Minnesota men's basketball program signed three players to its 2016 class on Wednesday, coach Richard Pitino announced. The class is highlighted by Hopkins senior guard Amir Coffey, one of the top 50 players in the country.
Hopkins Prep Star Amir Coffey Commits To GophersThe Gophers got their biggest local recruit in about a decade on Monday, as Hopkins star guard Amir Coffey announced he will accept a scholarship to Minnesota and play for the Gophers next year. Coffey is the top rated player in Minnesota's high school senior class and is a consensus top-50 player nationally.
Lakeville North Overtakes Hopkins 84-82 For TitleJ.P. Macura went out a winner with Lakeville North. Macura scored 43 points and Connor Flack's bank shot in the lane gave the Panthers the lead for good with 18 seconds left in an 84-82 victory over Hopkins in the Class 4A boys state championship game Saturday night, the program's first title. "I wanted to leave everything out on the floor," said Macura, who will play at Xavier University next season.