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Players wore black shirts with E^2 across the front meaning “Everything Everyday.”

Gophers men’s basketball out with old and in with new players

by Champ Howard
Published June 18, 2024

Among the few familiar faces for the Gophers men’s basketball team were a handful of transfers practicing in Dinkytown on Monday.  Head coach Ben Johnson retained only five players from last season’s...

The Gophers men’s basketball team finished the season 19-15 while the women’s program went on a postseason run to finish 20-16.

Minnesota Gophers basketball player tracker

by Alex Karwowski and Champ Howard
Published April 21, 2024
A list of the 2023-24 Gophers basketball players, their stats, class and decisions for next season.
Cam Christie (right) will enter the 2024 NBA draft process.

Gophers freshman Cam Christie to enter 2024 NBA draft lottery

by Alex Karwowski
Published April 12, 2024
Christie played one season of college basketball before announcing his intentions to go pro.
Coach Dawn Plitzuweit on Feb. 28. The Gophers ended their season 20-16 after playing in the WNIT championship game.

Gophers struggle to score in WNIT championship game, lose 69-50

by Alex Karwowski
Published April 8, 2024
The Gophers fell short against St. Louis without their leading scorer but feel good about their future.
The Gophers advanced to the Super 16 after a 77-62 win over Pacific University.

Mara Braun returns to Gophers lineup, ignites WNIT run

by Alex Karwowski
Published March 29, 2024
Mara Braun and Sophie Hart returned to the court in time for the Gophers’ WNIT matches.
The Gophers were ranked No. 14 in the Big Ten preseason rankings.

Gophers men’s basketball erasing negative projections, exceeding expectations

by Alex Karwowski
Published March 19, 2024
The Gophers’ several new additions helped evolve the program into an NIT-qualifying team, but there is still work cut out for them.
“My favorite moment was winning the Asheville Championship my first year as a manager,” Dillion said.

Gophers basketball managers best in nation, eyeing Manager Games glory

by Champ Howard
Published March 17, 2024
The student managers are the top-ranked team in the Manager Games league.
Mike Mitchell and Parker Fox on the Gopher mens basketball team talking through the game during a free throw on Monday, Nov. 6, 2023 at Williams Arena.

Gophers men’s basketball out of Big Ten tournament, Michigan State advances

by Champ Howard
Published March 15, 2024
The No. 9-seeded Gophers suffered a double-digit loss to the No. 8-seeded Spartans in the second round on Thursday.
The Gophers still have the opportunity to play in the postseason.

Gophers women’s basketball defeats Rutgers, loses to Michigan in Big Ten Tournament

by Alex Karwowski
Published March 10, 2024
The Gophers women’s basketball team earned their first tournament victory in four years.
Caitlin Clark is now 17 points away from breaking the NCAA all-time scoring record.

Caitlin Clark delivers dazzling performance in Minneapolis

by Alex Karwowski
Published February 28, 2024
The Hawkeyes outscored the Gophers women’s basketball team by nearly 50 points as Clark made history again.

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