Gophers' King Named Big Ten Co-Player Of The WeekSenior forward Joey King is off to a fast start as the University of Minnesota men's basketball team is 2-0 after wins over the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Louisiana-Monroe. King was named the Big Ten Co-Player of the Week Monday.
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.
Pitino Looking To Make Progress In 3rd Season With GophersRichard Pitino's first season at Minnesota showed plenty of promise with 25 wins and an NIT championship. But last year, the Golden Gophers stumbled to an 18-15 finish, 6-12 in the Big Ten and missed out on a postseason berth.
Richard Pitino Defends Father In Louisville ScandalThe University of Minnesota men's basketball season is here. That's right, they've been at work for some time but Wednesday was media day at Williams Arena. The day brought the media out to ask the head coach questions about his father's program.
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.
Gophers Add Davonte Fitzgerald To Complete 2015 Classhe University of Minnesota men's basketball team added Davonte Fitzgerald to its 2015 class on Tuesday, coach Richard Pitino announced. Fitzgerald is transferring to Minnesota after two seasons at Texas A&M.
Life Is Good For Lynx Assistant Coach Jim PetersonJim Petersen grew up in St. Louis Park, and grew into a 6-foot-11-inch frame. Basketball was an obvious calling, and it still is because he loves this game -- and the game seems to love him back.
Minnesota Adds Texas Prep Star Murphy To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added San Antonio prep star Jordan Murphy to its 2015 recruiting class. Golden Gophers coach Richard Pitino announced the addition Wednesday. Murphy is a 6-foot-7 forward and averaged 23.6 points and 10.5 rebounds for Brennan High School.
Gopher Basketball Adds Jordan Murphy To 2015 Recruiting ClassUniversity of Minnesota men's basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday that forward Jordan Murphy has been added to the 2015 recruiting class.
Pitino Announces Changes To Gophers Coaching StaffUniversity of Minnesota men's basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Tuesday two additions to his coaching staff. Nate Pomeday, who had been the director of basketball operations, was promoted to become an assistant coach.
Gopher Basketball Adds Transfer Reggie LynchUniversity of Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday that center Reggie Lynch has been added to the program. Lynch, an Edina native, is transferring to Minnesota after spending two years at Illinois State.
Eastern Kentucky Hires Gophers Assistant Dan McHale As Head CoachEastern Kentucky has hired former Minnesota and Louisville assistant Dan McHale as the Colonels' 20th head coach. McHale will be introduced Thursday at a news conference.