Seeking 1st Big Ten Win, Gophers Need Murphy On The CourtIt's past the point of optimism for a competitive season for the Gopher basketball team as they head into Thursday night's game at Northwestern. Minnesota is still looking for its first Big Ten Conference win, and some hope for the future.
Gophers Upset Bid At Michigan Comes Up ShortZak Irvin had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Michigan overcame uncharacteristically poor shooting to hold off upset-minded Minnesota 74-69 on Wednesday night.
Pitino Searching For Answers Everywhere As Gophers Slide In Big TenGopher basketball coach Richard Pitino is looking everywhere for answers as Minnesota is 0-6 to start to the Big Ten season.
Gophers' Murphy Named Big Ten Freshman Of The WeekUniversity of Minnesota forward Jordan Murphy had a big week for the Gopher basketball team in a victory over Clemson and a loss to South Dakota. Murphy was named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week on Monday.
Murphy Leads Gophers Past Clemson In ACC/Big Ten ChallengeJordan Murphy had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Minnesota to an 89-83 victory over Clemson in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Monday night. Murphy hit 9 of 16 shots and Nate Mason added 17 points with eight assists for the Golden Gophers (5-2).
Gophers Fall 81-68 To Texas Tech At Puerto Rico Tip-OffCarlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2), who never put together enough baskets and stops — they usually got one or the other — to close the gap once Texas Tech finally gained a cushion.
Gophers Fall To Temple At Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 75-70Devin Coleman scored 12 of his 15 points in the final seven minutes, and Temple rallied past Minnesota 75-70 on Thursday in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic.
King, Dorsey Lead Gophers Past UL-Monroe 67-56Kevin Dorsey and Joey King keyed a second-half surge and Minnesota rallied to beat Louisiana-Monroe 67-56 on Sunday. King finished with 20 points, Nate Mason had 12 and Dorsey 11 for the Golden Gophers (2-0).
Gophers Beat UM-Crookston In Exhibition Opener, 74-57The University of Minnesota men's basketball team opened its season with a 74-57 victory over Minnesota-Crookston Sunday night in an exhibition game at Williams Arena.
Gopher Basketball Announces 2015 Non-Conference ScheduleThe University of Minnesota men's basketball program announced its non-conference schedule for the 2015-16 season on Monday. The Gophers will have eight non-conference games at Williams Arena.
Gopher Basketball Announces 2015-16 Big Ten ScheduleThe University of Minnesota men's basketball team announced its schedule for the 2015-16 Big Ten season on Thursday, and the Gophers will be tested often. Minnesota is looking to bounce back from a 6-12 record in Big Ten play last year in Richard Pitino's second season.
Gopher Basketball Getting Ready For Trip To SpainThe University of Minnesota men's basketball team is already getting ready for the 2015-16 season, sort of. The Gophers will travel to Spain next week for an exhibition series.