Men’s Basketball

Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan Retiring After 2015-16 SeasonWisconsin coach Bo Ryan plans to retire after next season, looking to pass the torch after molding the Badgers into a national power during his 14 seasons in Madison. Ryan made the surprising announcement on Monday
Gophers Basketball Down But Not OutThe Gopher men's basketball team will be in Michigan on Saturday afternoon, still looking for its first Big Ten win.
Minnesota Narrows Final Four Bid To 2019 Or 2020 Minnesota wants to follow up its 2018 Super Bowl host duties with an NCAA men's basketball Final Four in 2019 or 2010. State, business and sports leaders led appeared Tuesday with Gov. Mark Dayton to describe their push for college basketball's biggest weekend.
Gophers' First Big Ten Game: The Nat'l Runner-UpNew coach Rich Pitino and his Gophers will open the Big Ten Conference season with none other than the national runner-up Michigan Wolverines. The University of Minnesota men's basketball team's 2014 conference schedule was released Wednesday, and it includes a home opener against Michigan on Jan. 2 before playing Purdue on Jan. 5 at Williams Arena.
Pitino's Hired: Now What?New University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Rich Pitino is here. But what does it mean to the local basketball community?
Rick Pitino Says Son Is Ready For Minnesota JobRick Pitino is one proud papa. A day after his son Richard Pitino agreed to become the next head coach at Minnesota, Rick Pitino proclaimed the 30-year-old up-and-comer "more than ready" for the challenge.
Fans Love New Gophers Coach's Youth, ResumeOne of the biggest names in college basketball is coming to Minnesota to coach the Gophers.
Source: Flip Saunders Declines Gophers Coaching OfferFlip Saunders has declined the offer to coach the Gopher men's basketball team, Mike Max has confirmed after talking to a school source.
Shaka Smart Staying At VCUHighly sought VCU head men's basketball coach Shaka Smart is staying put, according to a national source.
What Do Recruits Want In New Gophers Coach?Sources in Virginia Commonwealth say they expect head men's basketball coach Shaka Smart to sign a contract extension with the school, spurning potential offers from the Gophers and UCLA.
4 Gopher Teams, 4 Paramount GamesFriday's a big night for Gopher athletics. Four Gopher teams -- the men’s and women’s hockey and basketball teams are competing in prime time tournaments tonight.
Tommie Hoops Outlast Williams, Advance To Final FourThe University of St. Thomas men's basketball team pulled off a gritty win Friday afternoon in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Division III tournament, topping Williams 82-79 in Salem, Va.