Gopher Basketball

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...


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 9.8 Nick Russell PG G ...


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 9.5 Kerry...

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...

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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...

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. Also, totally awesome predictions.

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 predictions, viewing essentials, and and OPEN THREAD for you.

Here Comes the Bubble Sweating: Gophers Lose to Wi

That was unpleasant.

Gophers Beat Penn State to Advance to Second Round

Minnesota defeated Penn State 63-56 in Indianapolis to advance to the second round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Gophers jumped out to an early lead and held on despite multiple offensive lulls....

Gophers Still on Bubble Heading into B1G Tourney

The regular season is over and the Gophers finished off Penn State at home in convincing fashion to keep themselves relevant in the NCAA Tournament discussion.  Up next is a re-match with Penn...

Turnover, Talent & What Next For Gopher Recruiting

I've spent a lot of time looking over the Gopher's resume and where we sit on the Bubble lately.  But I think it is time for a break and it has been a while since we have talked about the state of...

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