Gopher Basketball

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.
Former U Of M Basketball Player Pleads Guilty In Assault CaseA former University of Minnesota basketball player reached a plea deal in court Monday after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend last November. Daquein McNeil, a sophomore with the Gophers at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault in Hennepin County Court on Monday.
Gophers Basketball To Host Clemson In ACC/Big Ten ChallengeThe University of Minnesota men's basketball team will host Clemson in the 2015 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, officials announced Wednesday. The Gophers will host the Tigers at Williams Arena on Monday, Nov. 30.
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Hollins Helps Minnesota Push Past Illinois 79-71Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois. Hollins finished 10 for 15 from the field, including 5 for 7 from 3-point range, and grabbed five rebounds for the Golden Gophers (13-8, 2-6 Big Ten). Carlos Morris had 13 of his 16 points in the first half, Mo Walker chipped in 12 points and 13 rebounds and Nate Mason added 10 points and six assists.
With 31 Points, Hollins Leads Minnesota Past Rutgers 89-80Andre Hollins spun around after swishing a 3-pointer on the second straight possession, flashing a wide smile as he held up three fingers next to his forehead.
Michigan Rallies For 62-57 Win Over MinnesotaDerrick Walton and Caris LeVert scored 15 points apiece, and Michigan rallied for a 62-57 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. The Wolverines (10-6, 3-1 Big Ten) trailed 49-40 after Minnesota's Nate Mason made 3-pointer with 8:56 remaining, but the Golden Gophers (11-6, 0-4) went nearly seven minutes before their next field goal, struggling to convert against Michigan's 1-3-1 defense.
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Minnesota Crushes Div. II-Franklin Pierce, 109-57Carlos Morris scored 16 points and freshman Nate Mason added 15 Thursday night as Minnesota defeated Franklin Pierce 109-57 in NIT Season Tip-Off action. Minnesota shot 58.3 percent from the field, 11 of 15 3-pointers (73.3 percent) in the romp. Senior guard Andre Hollinshad 14 points and eight rebounds, while forward Joey King added 11 points.
Richard Pitino Gears Up To Play Against Dad In Season OpenerEver challenge your dad to a game of horse in the driveway? Well, that's kind of what it'll be like for Richard Pitino Friday night, only on a slightly bigger scale.