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Who’s in: Looking at the ever-growing Gopher basketball squad (so far)

Ethan Olson, Onboarding Editor in Chief April 21, 2021

Ever since new head basketball coach Ben Johnson was first brought in to the University of Minnesota on March 22, Gopher fans knew that the program was due for a rebuild and man, did they get one. Since...

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Minnehaha Academy runs away with Class 3A basketball title, routs Alexandria 80-29

Ethan Olson, Onboarding Editor in Chief April 19, 2021

On April 10, the season for Class 3A basketball in Minnesota culminated with a fiery display from perhaps the most highly-touted team in the entire state, Minnehaha Academy, as they worked their magic...

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Former Gopher Ben Johnson named new head coach of men’s basketball program

Ethan Olson, Onboarding Editor in Chief March 24, 2021

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Mark Coyle happily announced on Monday, March 22 that the successor at head coach for the men's basketball program, following the firing of Richard Pitino, would...

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With Pitino potentially on his way out, who’s ready for the hot seat?

Ethan Olson, Onboarding Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

A less than impressive season has come to a close for Golden Gopher basketball, and many fans are calling coach Richard Pitino into question. Although Pitino is still under contract through the 2023-24...

March Madness tournament build up - Do the Gophers make the cut?

March Madness tournament build up – Do the Gophers make the cut?

Ethan Olson, Onboarding Editor in Chief February 24, 2021

With just a handful of games remaining in the Big Ten basketball regular season, heads are turning towards the impending March Madness tournament but for the Golden Gophers, making the tournament might...

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Gophers rout Cornhuskers as they look to stay in the hunt for March Madness

Ethan Olson, Editor February 10, 2021

The Golden Gopher men's basketball team, who was previously on a bad stretch of games losing five of their last six, found no problem with their Monday night matchup beating the now 4-10 Nebraska Cornhuskers...

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