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Men's head basketball coach Ben Johnson.

Gophers basketball sees old faces leave, new faces come in and familiar faces return

AJ Condon
May 3, 2021
There have been a number of departures since Richard Pitino was let go, but new Gophers coach Ben Johnson has started to fill out his roster for next season.
Williams Arena as seen on Monday, June 17, 2019.

Minnesota women’s basketball assistant coach Danielle O’Banion set to become head coach at Loyola Maryland

Tony Liebert
April 24, 2021
After eight combined seasons between two different stints, Gophers assistant coach Danielle O’Banion has accepted a head coach position at Loyola Maryland.
Men's head basketball coach Ben Johnson.

Ben Johnson tabs two assistants for men’s basketball team

AJ Condon
April 20, 2021
New men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson added two assistants to his coaching staff to go along with several transfers.
Coach Lindsay Whalen watches a play intently at the Gopher women's basketball practice on Monday, Oct. 9, 2018 in the Cunningham Basketball Performance Center.

Gophers women’s basketball adds Bailey Helgren as graduate transfer

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
April 18, 2021
Former Kansas post player and Edina native Bailey Helgren will be playing for Minnesota next season, the school announced Saturday.
Guard Gadiva Hubbard reaches to grab the ball during the game against Arizona State at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. The Gophers defeated the Sun Devils 80-66.

Gophers women’s basketball’s Hubbard, Bagwell-Katalinich back for additional season

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
April 14, 2021
Following Gadiva Hubbard and Laura Bagwell-Katalinich’s decision to utilize their extra season of eligibility, the Gophers will now return their entire roster from a season ago.
Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Gophers’ Robbins enters transfer portal

Nolan O'Hara
April 6, 2021
Liam Robbins is the seventh Gophers’ player to enter the transfer portal since the University’s athletics department parted ways with Richard Pitino.
Williams Arena as seen on Monday, June 17, 2019.

E.J. Stephens joins Gophers men’s basketball

AJ Condon
April 2, 2021
The Gophers add another senior guard through the transfer portal.
The ball enters the hoop at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The Gophers defeated Vermont 90-58.

Luke Loewe is second transfer to men’s basketball team

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
April 2, 2021
Loewe has one year remaining and becomes the second incoming transfer.
Guard Gabe Kalscheur brings the ball up the court at Williams Arena on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

Gophers lose another starter to the transfer portal

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
April 1, 2021
Kalscheur becomes the seventh Gopher to enter the transfer portal.
The ball enters the hoop at Williams Arena on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The Gophers defeated Vermont 90-58.

Transfer portal grows, with freshman Martice Mitchell added to the list

AJ Condon
March 30, 2021
Mitchell becomes the sixth Gopher to enter the portal this offseason.