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Gophers Guard Marcus Carr prepares to inbound the ball at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 15.  Minnesota defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 75-69

Carr named to Naismith watch list

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 19, 2020
Carr adds to his preseason accolades.
A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 1. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

Walz announces new COVID-19 restrictions starting Friday

Ava Thompson
November 19, 2020
Gov. Tim Walz announced tighter COVID-19 restrictions that will begin statewide on Nov. 20 on Wednesday.
Center Daniel Oturu leaps to block an opponent at Williams Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Gophers went on to defeat Cleveland State 85-50.

Clippers acquire Gophers’ Daniel Oturu in 2020 NBA draft

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 18, 2020
Oturu becomes the first Gopher selected in the NBA draft since Kris Humphries was taken No. 14 in the 2004 draft.
Gophers Guard Marcus Carr prepares to inbound the ball at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 15.  Minnesota defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 75-69

Gophers men’s basketball names 2020-21 captains

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 16, 2020
There are two new faces in leadership roles for the Gophers as Kalscheur and Curry join Carr and try to lead their team to a NCAA tournament berth.
Players on the Gophers bench observe those on the court at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 15.  Minnesota defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 75-69

NCAA announces March Madness will be played at one site

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 16, 2020
NCAA is taking another step toward creating a safe environment for the men’s 2020-21 season with a bubble idea for March Madness.
A bomb threat was reported at TCF Bank Stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12.

UMPD resolve bomb threat investigation at TCF Bank Stadium

Jasmine Snow
November 12, 2020
The building was given the “all clear” later Thursday afternoon.
Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

Gophers’ basketball officially adds two 2021 commits

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 11, 2020
On National Signing Day, the Gophers’ men’s basketball team saw their two 2021 commits officially sign letters of intent.
Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

Gophers’ men’s basketball team halts workouts

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 10, 2020
The school has stopped the basketball teams’ operations due to COVID-19.
Attempted robbery reported in Dinkytown Sunday evening

Attempted robbery reported in Dinkytown Sunday evening

Hana Ikramuddin
November 9, 2020
Three male suspects in an older gray car attacked the near the intersection of 13th Avenue Southeast and University Avenue Southeast.
Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.

Transfer Both Gach gains immediate eligibility

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 9, 2020
The Gophers’ final piece of their roster is set to make immediate impact after waiver.