1. Pitino Hires Nate Pomeday as New Director of Basketball Operations

    Minnesota coach Richard Pitino shook up the staff a little on Wednesday, when he hired coaching veteran Nate Pomeday as the new director of basketball operations. .....

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  2. Report: Future Pitino Battles on Horizon

    Per Jeff Goodman from ESPN, Minnesota and Louisville are in talks to finalize a future home and home series, meaning even more future battles between Rick Pitino and son Richard Pitino...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 5 months ago 355 reads 0 comments

  3. Offseason Surgery Has Slowed Charles Buggs in Practice

    The University of Minnesota basketball staff was excited about this summer for redshirt sophomore Charles Buggs...

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  4. Report: Minnesota Lands 4-Star PG Kevin Dorsey

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  5. Summer Workouts Are Underway

    July is here and Minnesota summer basketball is well under way. Four of the six newcomers who will be joining the Gophers in the upcoming season are on campus and beginning the integration ...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  6. Improving Defensively One of Minnesota's Focuses This Offseason

    While Richard Pitino's first season as the head coach at Minnesota didn't finish with a trip to the NCAA tournament the Golden Gophers did experience success, winning 25 games and the Postseason NIT crown...

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  7. Gophers Add Three to Complete 2014 Signing Class

    University of Minnesota head men's basketball coach Richard Pitino is pleased to announce the signing of three student-athletes, Gaston Diedhiou, Bakary Konate and Zach Lofton, to National Letters of Intent...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 245 reads 0 comments

  8. Report: Richard Pitino Lands Fifth Commitment First Minnesota Class

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 510 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: Gophers Land 3-Star Center Konate

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 68 reads 0 comments

  10. Illinois State Transfer Zach Lofton Enjoys His Visit to the U

    The Gophers had a visitor on Saturday in Illinois State transfer and former Columbia Heights standout guard Zach Lofton...

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  11. Gophers Basketball Team Increasingly Looking Outside U.S. for Talent

    Fran Fraschilla has not seen Gophers recruit Gaston Diedhiou play in person. But the ESPN basketball analyst and former college coach is an authority on international players -- and he's heard the 6-foot-9, 230-pound forward from Senegal "has raw ability.

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 104 reads 0 comments

  12. Video Coordinator Casey Stanley to Become Wilmington Assistant

    Gophers video coordinator Casey Stanley is expected to be named an assistant on North Carolina-Wilmington coach Kevin Keatts' staff, according to multiple sources.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  13. Minnesota Hoping Men's Basketball Recruiting Heats Up Soon

    Rarely do programs experience a flurry of new recruits in the spring, but that's just what Minnesota is hoping for this season.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 144 reads 0 comments

  14. Pitino: Gophers Need to Prepare for 'Higher Expectations' Next Season

    Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino had a hard time during his first season fielding the question of whether his team was living up to his expectations.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 45 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: Wally Ellenson to Transfer from the Gophers

    In February, the Gophers announced that Wally Ellenson had decided to leave the basketball program to focus on track and field at the 'U'...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 169 reads 0 comments

  16. Minnesota Picks Up International Commit

    Coming off their NIT championship, Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino is already seeing rewards on the recruiting trail, picking up his fourth commitment for his 2014 class. Senegalese F/C Gaston Diedhiou is primed to sign his letter of intent next week.

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 222 reads 0 comments

  17. Josh Martin on Target Djuan Piper and Competing with Joey King at PF

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 90 reads 0 comments

  18. Gophers basketball: Key addition, so far, is a Squirrel

    Gophers coach Richard Pitino wants everyone to remember the name "Squirrel," and he's quick to correct anyone who doesn't call Carlos Morris by his nickname.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  19. Richard Pitino Not Moving This Offseason but Has Plenty of Work to Do

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 80 reads 0 comments

  20. New Coach Marlene Stollings Will Bring a High-Energy Offense

    At Virginia Commonwealth, Marlene Stollings had a name for the brand of basketball she will be bringing as the Gophers' women's basketball coach.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 8 months ago 45 reads 0 comments

  21. Richard Pitino's First Season with Minnesota Gophers a Success

    As Richard Pitino coached his Minnesota Golden Gophers to an NIT championship on Thursday, the TV cameras seemed to find his famous father, Rick, just as often as they focused on the son...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  22. Gophers Hope NIT Championship Leads to NCAA Tournament

    Richard Pitino's first season as University of Minnesota basketball coach was supposed to be about showing improvement and establishing his style and an identity.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 months ago 32 reads 0 comments

  23. Mathieu Won't Use the NIT Title for Offseason Motivation

    DeAndre Mathieu didn't care what tournament the Gophers were playing in on Thursday night; they were champions.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  24. Richard Pitino Makes a Name for Himself at Minnesota

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  25. Richard Pitino Draws Support from Coaching Father, Others

    Rick Pitino 's second year as a college head coach ended in the second round of the NIT when he was at Boston University in 1980.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 9 months ago 45 reads 0 comments