Minnesota Adds Philadelphia Prep Wing To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class. The Golden Gophers announced that Gilbert signed a national letter of intent on Tuesday.
Gophers Basketball Adds Ahmad Gilbert To Signing ClassUniversity of Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Tuesday the addition of Ahmad Gilbert to the 2015 recruiting class. Gilbert, a 6 foot, 6 inch forward out of Pennsylvania, signed Tuesday to play for the Gophers this year.
No. 5 Wisconsin Beats MinnesotaFrank Kaminsky scored 21 points, Bronson Koenig added a career-high 17 and No. 5 Wisconsin beat Minnesota 63-53 Saturday for its 10th straight win. The Badgers (25-2, 13-1 Big Ten) maintained their three-game conference lead in the loss column over Maryland, Purdue and Michigan State.
Walker Hits Late Free Throws; Minnesota Beats Iowa 64-59Maurice Walker sank two free throws with 11 seconds left to help Minnesota beat Iowa 64-59 on Thursday night. Walker finished with seven points on 1-of-5 shooting, but went 5 of 6 from the line. Andre Hollins led Minnesota (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) with 20 points, making 7 of 14 from the field.
Gopher Basketball Retiring Randy Breuer's Jersey SaturdayGophers great Randy Breuer, a Lake City, Minn., native, will have his No. 45 jersey retired during a halftime ceremony Saturday.
Woe-And-4: Minnesota Scrambling After 0-4 Start In Big TenThe Minnesota Golden Gophers have dug themselves quite a hole. They started the year with hopes of returning to the NCAA tournament after missing out last season under new coach Richard Pitino.
After Rough Road Games, Gophers Senior Guards Need ReboundDeAndre Mathieu, Andre Hollins and the rest of their Minnesota teammates badly need to bounce back this week. The Gophers lost road games at Purdue and Maryland to start Big Ten play.
Gophers' Nate Mason Named Big Ten Freshman Of The WeekThe Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Nate Mason of the University of Minnesota has been named the league's Freshman of the Week for men's basketball.
Gophers' Walker Named Big Ten Player Of The WeekFor the second straight week, a University of Minnesota men's basketball player received recognition from the Big Ten Conference. Senior center Mo Walker was named the league's Player of the Week on Monday.
Gophers' Hollins, Banham Earn Big Ten Weekly HonorsThe Big Ten Conference announced Monday that two University of Minnesota basketball players have been given player of the week honors. Senior guard Andre Hollins was named the Player of the Week on the men's side after helping lead the Gophers to wins over Wake Forest and Western Carolina.
Gophers' McNeil Appears In Court, Bail Set At $75KA suspended University of Minnesota basketball player made his first appearance in Hennepin County Court Monday on charges that he attacked his girlfriend. Daquein McNeil, 21, has been formally charged with felony third-degree assault substantial bodily harm and felony third-degree domestic assault by strangulation in connection with the Nov. 24 incident.
Gophers G Daquein McNeil Charged With AssaultMinnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been charged with two felony counts of assault. The 20-year-old McNeil was charged Wednesday and was being held in the Hennepin County jail.