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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.
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.
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.
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

Carr makes preseason All-Big Ten team

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 9, 2020
Carr joins Robbins in receiving a prestigious preseason accolade.
Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.

What losing Tomancova and Woodard means for women’s basketball

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
November 7, 2020
On Oct. 30, head coach Lindsay Whalen announced that Barbora Tomancova and Daja Woodard would no longer be with the team.
Center Liam Robbins

Robbins makes preseason watch list

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 6, 2020
The preseason list for the 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award included Gophers’ Liam Robbins.
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 set to host Boston College in Big Ten/ACC challenge

AJ Condon
November 5, 2020
The men’s basketball team’s first, and only, game of the season so far is against Boston College. Minnesota will play Boston College for only the second time in program history.