Richard Pitino

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.
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.
Gophers Announce Contract Extensions For Pitino, StollingsMinnesota has finalized a two-year contract extension for coach Richard Pitino through the 2020-21 season, including a $400,000 raise. The university released the details Tuesday, months after the terms were agreed to while Norwood Teague was the athletic director.
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.
Minnesota To Face Oklahoma State In South DakotaMinnesota will play Oklahoma State in a neutral-site nonconference game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this season. The Gophers announced Friday they'll face the Cowboys on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the 3,250-seat Sanford Pentagon arena.
Minnesota's Jarvis Johnson Declared Medically Unable To PlayOne of Minnesota's top incoming freshmen has been denied medical clearance to play for the men's basketball team.
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.
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.
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.