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Jaden Henley blocks a shot from Indiana during the game on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Men’s basketball’s offense crumbles in final minutes against Indiana

by Theo Franz
Published January 27, 2023
Jamison Battle’s late-game heroics were not enough to overcome the team’s poor shooting performance.
The team huddles with coach Ben Johnson during a timeout at their game against Indiana on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Up-and-down season for young UMN men’s basketball team

by Alex Karwowski
Published January 27, 2023

Despite struggling to add wins to their record, Gophers men’s basketball is continuing to develop into a promising young team. There’s no denying the Gophers have struggled this season. With an...

Forward Jamison Battle dribbles down the court in a game against the University of Wisconsin on Feb. 23, 2022 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.

UMN men’s basketball drops 2 home games after knocking off Ohio

by Alex Karwowski
Published January 23, 2023
Minnesota struggled to find its rhythm against Illinois and Purdue in two consecutive double-digit losses.
Guard Mara Braun charges for the basket during the Gophers game against Lehigh, Nov. 13, 2022.

Boilermakers’ defense steamrolls UMN women’s basketball

by Theo Franz
Published January 23, 2023
Three Gophers scored in the double digits, but it was not enough to overcome Purdue’s staunch defense.
Guard Amaya Battle dribbles the ball down the court during the Gophers game against Lehigh, Nov. 13.

UMN women’s basketball doubles down on victories against Penn State

by Theo Franz
Published January 20, 2023
Carried by Alanna Micheaux’s 30-point double-double, the Gophers beat the Nittany Lions 75-67.
Forward Joshua Ola-Joseph takes a free throw during Minnesotas game against Michigan, Dec. 8. Minnesota lost, 90-75.

Gophers men’s basketball dazed by the Maize

by Theo Franz
Published December 12, 2022
Minnesota loses their fourth game in a row after an underwhelming effort against Michigan.
Guard Katie Borowicz looks to pass the ball in-bounds to her teammates during Minnesotas game against Kentucky, Dec. 7, 2022. The Gophers lost, 80-74.

Gophers women’s basketball keeps it close in Kentucky loss

by Theo Franz
Published December 8, 2022
Gophers forwards Alanna Micheaux and Mallory Heyer put up 17 points each in the 74-80 loss at home.
Banham started her work in media last season broadcasting a contest between Rutgers and the Gophers. Photo courtesy of Gopher Athletics.

Rachel Banham inspires next generation of hoopers with podcast

by Theo Franz
Published December 5, 2022
The former Gopher directs care-free conversations with players, coaches and fans to personalize and grow the game of women’s basketball.
Guard TaLon Cooper stares down his defender during Minnesotas game against St. Olaf, Nov. 2.

Men’s basketball struggles to find rhythm against Virginia Tech

by Alex Karwowski
Published December 2, 2022
The Gophers were out-rebounded by the Hokies 42-27 Monday night, ultimately leading to their downfall.
Guard Amaya Battle dribbles the ball down the court during the Gophers game against Lehigh, Nov. 13.

Women’s basketball battles in Cavalier Classic Tournament

by Theo Franz
Published November 30, 2022
The Gophers relied heavily on the efforts of their freshmen in their win against Liberty.

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