Gopher Basketball

Pitino To Louisville? Because Offseason Of Course


Get yourselves mentally prepared, because the lead up to the Pitino Puerto Rico Showdown is probably going to feature a lot of this sort of thing.

Which are Myron Medcalf's Bad Columns?


There are, within Myron Medcalf's writings, some pieces that wouldn't be considered the most desirable posts. And yes, all writing jobs are challenging. But certain columns seem to possess more...

Washington DC To Host 2017 BTT. MAKE. IT. STOP.


I could approach this rationally. I choose fist shaking and GIFs instead.

Gopher Hoops Picks up 4th Commitment From 6-9 F


In a VERY surprising development, it appears as though the Gophers have received a commitment from a 6-9 forward from Senegal.  His name is Gaston Diedhiou. Gaston Diedhiou, who is from Senegal,...


NIT Championship: Coach Pitino's Postgame Speech

Coach Pitino congratulates his time following their title victory over SMU.


Highlights Of Minnesota's NIT Championship

Enjoy the best moments from last night's win!

NIT Champion Gophers Celebrate In Times Square


Here's a picture guaranteed to keep that happy feeling going. HATS OFF to the Gophers! Enjoy the night! (h/t to @GopherBBall)

Gophers Win the NIT Championship over SMU 65-63


Minnesota defeated SMU 65-63 to win the NIT Championship. Austin Hollins led the Gophers with 19 points and Andre Hollins made critical free throws late to seal the game. It is Minnesota's second...



This is your official GIF celebration thread. Enjoy!


NIT Championship Gophers vs. SMU OPEN THREAD

Where Madison Square Garden When 6:00 PM How ESPN Pos. Minnesota Golden Gophers Pnt/Gm Pnt/Gm SMU Pos. PG Deandre Mathieu 12.0 ...


Pitino's FSU Post Game Speech

Coach Pitino wants his guys focused for tonight.

NIT Championship Basics - Gophers vs. SMU


When is the game, what channel is it on, what are the oddsmakers saying...we've got all the key details for Thursday night's game.


HIGHLIGHTS: Gophers Advance Past Florida State

Last night's overtime win may not have been pretty, but that's why they invented highlight reels. Check out the best moments from the Gophers win over Florida State (via @GopherSports).

Minnesota advances to the NIT Championship Game


So that happened. The Gophers defeated Florida State 67-64 in overtime to advance to the NIT Championship. They will play SMU on Thursday at 7pm EST for the Championship. In a game that was an...

Austin Hollins Is Tonight's Ray Of Sunshine


Look, I know the game was ugly. Just enjoy this GIF and pretend the rest of it was a bad dream.



Well, the Gophers won. UStreet will have more substance later. I'm going to bed.

Oto Might Play In The NIT Tomorrow Night?


Is it possible that Oto might play tomorrow? Per ESPN 1500:

"The Gophers' postseason run in the NIT has apparently lasted long enough for Osenieks to return to the practice court and he could even play in the team's Tuesday semifinal against Florida State at Madison Square Garden."

The word is that he still plans to hang it up after the season, but this is an unexpected development.


Gophers Beat Southern Miss: Highlights and GIFs!

Did you miss last night's game? GopherSports has you covered. As a bonus, I'm including GIFs of the 3 best Pitino moments from the win (h/t to @cjzero).

New York State of Mind: Gophers beat Southern Miss


The Gophers responded from a poor start to cruise to an 81-73 win over Southern Mississippi at the Barn. Austin Hollins played the best game of his career in his final game at the Barn. With the...


NIT Round 2: Gophers vs. St. Mary's OPEN THREAD

Where Williams Arena When 2:00 PM How ESPN2 Pos. Minnesota Golden Gophers Pnt/Gm Pnt/Gm Wisconsin Badgers Pos. PG Deandre Mathieu 11.9 ...

Gophers Beat High Point 88-81


Minnesota beat High Point in the opening round of the NIT Tournament 88-81. The Gophers used a bruising inside game to take control of a game that was never in doubt, but certainly closer than it...

Gophers Hoops - How We Got To Where We Are Today


For several teams the difference between making the NCAA Tournament and being relegated to the NIT is incredibly slim.  Sometimes the difference is as simple as winning or losing a particular game....

Gophers Get #1 Seed In NIT


The Gophers play High Point at The Barn on Tuesday at 7:15pm. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3 (yes, really). Click through for reactions from a Gopher perspective and about the wider bracket....

Gophers Headed To The NIT


No Selection Sunday miracle today.

Selection Sunday: Predictions and OPEN THREAD


The day of reckoning is here. Will the Gophers make it into the NCAA tournament thanks to a selection committee who respects their SOS? Or will they head to the NIT? We've got a recap of...

Here Comes the Bubble Sweating: Gophers Lose to Wi


That was unpleasant.

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