1. Minnesota Coach Richard Pitino Says His Team Had “No Idea” About Jeter

    By now, you've seen the footage of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hitting the game-winning single to right field against the Baltimore Orioles Thursday night in his final at-bat at Yankee Stadium...

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  2. Photo: Check out Minnesota Basketball's 2014 NIT Championship Rings

    Many were confused when Minnesota fired Tubby Smith following the 2013 season, in which he led the Gophers to the third round of the NCAA Tournament and scored a 20-point upset over UCLA in a 6 seed vs...

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  3. Minnesota Guard Mathieu Jabs Pitino About Youthful Appearance

    Minnesota basketball head coach Richard Pitino turned 32 today, but it would be hard to fault for people for assuming he is younger. He certainly looks it...

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  4. Three-Star Point Guard Commits to Minnesota

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  5. DeLaSalle's Jarvis Johnson, Top Minnesota Hoops Recruit, to Commit to Gophers

    DeLaSalle senior Jarvis Johnson, the state's most highly touted 2014 basketball prospect and the Gophers' top target, is expected to commit Friday to the University of Minnesota. ...

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  6. Gophers Land 3-Star Center for 2015

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  7. Gophers Basketball Recruit Diedhiou Denied Entry to University

    Gaston Diedhiou will need to pass an English proficiency exam this fall to begin his Gophers career in the spring. .....

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  8. Minnesota Gets Second 2015 Commitment in Dupree McBrayer

    Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino has secured his second 2015 recruit before the start of the fall classes...

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  9. 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. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 7 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

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

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  13. 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 8 months ago 76 reads 0 comments

  14. 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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  15. 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 10 months ago 245 reads 0 comments

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

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  17. Report: Gophers Land 3-Star Center Konate

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  18. 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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  19. 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 11 months ago 105 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 144 reads 0 comments

  22. 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.....

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  23. 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'...

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  24. 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.

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

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