Dave Thorson And Jason Kemp Announced As New Assistant Coaches For U of MUniversity of Minnesota men's basketball coach Ben Johnson, whose contract is subject to Board of Regents approval, announced two additions to his staff today in assistant coaches Dave Thorson and Jason Kemp.
Gophers' Ben Johnson Adds 2 Assistants With Minnesota Ties To StaffNew Minnesota men's basketball coach Ben Johnson has hired his first two assistants, both with ties to the state — including his former high school coach, Dave Thorson.
Gophers Off Hook For Buyout Of Richard PitinoMinnesota does not owe a buyout payment to former basketball coach Richard Pitino for his dismissal, according to the separation agreement provided Wednesday by the university.
'I’m The Right Guy For This Job': New Gophers Coach Ben Johnson Aims To Keep Top State Talent HomeBen Johnson arrived at Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle's house already dressed for the job he was there to interview for.
College Basketball’s Future Coaches Meet At Villa 7 In a ballroom in a downtown Minneapolis hotel sit the brightest young minds in college basketball. It’s an exclusive event. You can’t buy or even win your way in – you have to be invited to Villa 7. Mike Ellis is the Gophers associate athletic director and founder of Villa 7
Minnesota's Pitino Hires Seton Hall AssistantNew Minnesota coach Richard Pitino has hired Dan McHale from Seton Hall to complete his staff.
Pitino Hires Former Gopher, MN Native Ben JohnsonFormer Gopher guard Ben Johnson will return to the University of Minnesota as part of head men's basketball coach Richard Pitino's staff.
2 Minnesota-Raised Basketball Players Coach For UNIBen Johnson played for the Gophers, Eric Crawford played at the University of Northern Iowa and now both are coaches for Crawford’s college.