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Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.

Jasmine Powell expected to lead Gophers this season

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
November 2, 2020
Powell led all Big Ten freshmen, scoring 12.1 points per game last season. Moving into her sophomore season, Powell looks to take on an expanded role for Minnesota.
Forward Brandon Johnson

Pitino optimistic about grad transfer Brandon Johnson

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 2, 2020
Johnson will be a factor right away on the court and in a leadership role for the Gophers this season.
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

Uncertainty hangs over Gophers’ basketball schedule

AJ Condon
October 31, 2020
With under a month until the season starts, the Gophers, along with countless college basketball teams, are yet to know their schedules.
Center Liam Robbins

Robbins, a new face for the Gophers at center

AJ Condon
October 27, 2020
Robbins will be a key player throughout the season as the Gophers make a push for the NCAA tournament.
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.

Pitino optimistic about transfers this season

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
October 19, 2020
After losing some starting players from last season, Pitino and his staff filled those holes in the transfer portal.
Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.

Voter registration, activism and Election Day: what Gophers’ women’s basketball has been up to off-court

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
October 6, 2020
Jasmine Powell, Gace Cumming and head coach Lindsay Whalen discuss their team’s efforts to be campus leaders and their fight for social justice.
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.

Gophers basketball will have plenty of new faces on the court

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
October 2, 2020
The Gophers lost three starters from a year ago, but transfers and underclassmen look to fill the gaps.
Forward Destiny Pitts looks to pass the ball through a defender at Williams Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. The Gophers fell to Missouri State 69-77.

Minnesota women’s basketball added a commitment to its 2021-22 roster

Brendan O'Brien
September 29, 2020
The Gophers added Alanna Micheaux, a highly recruited power forward to its 2021-22 class.
Guard Jasmine Brunson passes the ball through defenders at Williams Arena on Sunday, March 1. The Gophers fell to Maryland 99-44.

Gopher women’s basketball team falls in second round of Big Ten Tournament

Brendan O'Brien
March 10, 2020

The Minnesota women's basketball team failed to last more than two rounds in the Big Ten Tournament, suffering a 21-point loss to Ohio State on Thursday. The loss comes after the Gophers played well and...

Senior Jordan Murphy spins towards the basket on Tuesday, March 5 at Williams Arena.

Ex-Gopher Jordan Murphy signs deal with Timberwolves

Nick Jungheim
September 17, 2019

On Monday, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced the signing of former Gophers basketball standout Jordan Murphy to their training camp roster.  Murphy agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract, according to...