Recruiting - Basketball

Gopher Hoops Recruiting: Kevin Dorsey Signs LOI

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Coach Pitino's first four star recruit at Minnesota brings energy to the point.

Jonathan Nwankwo Signs Letter of Intent

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Powerful rebounder Jonathan Nwankwo is the third Gopher commit to sign his letter of intent today.

Dupree McBrayer Signs Letter of Intent

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Scoring guard Dupree McBrayer is the second member of the 2015 Gopher basketball recruiting class to sign his letter of intent.

Jarvis Johnson Signs LOI with Gophers

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Highly sought after local recruit Jarvis Johnson was the first member of this class to officially become a Gopher!

TDG Caption Contest: Brady Hoke Edition

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In the spirit of Jug Week, we bring you Michigan Coach Brady Hoke. Have at it!

Hoops Recruiting, What a Difference a Year Makes!

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The coaching staff is finished recruiting the 2015 class and can begin work on the recruiting class of 2016.

Jarvis Johnson Verbally Commits to Minnesota

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Johnson officially becomes the fourth commitment in the 2015 class.

Gophers Get Commitment From Jonathan Nwankwo

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The 2015 Gopher Basketball Recruiting class grew to 3 last night and the first frontcourt player of the class has been secured.  Jonathan Nwankwo is a 6-9 post player on an official visit this...

Gaston Diedhiou's Admission Rejected by Minnesota

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Gaston Diedhiou was one of two international incoming freshman for Richard Pitino and staff.  A native of Senegal, Diedhiou is a 6-9 PF who played his high school basketball last year in the Canary...

Minnesota Gophers Basketball: Recruiting Class Moves Into National Top 20

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Well, it's still early, and the Gophers still have two scholarships left for the 2015 class, so we'll see how they end up, but isn't it exciting to think of Richard Pitino having four years to mold a top-20 recruiting class?

The article also notes that the class is only good for fifth in the Big Ten, but I'm pretty sure we'll take the fifth best recruiting class in the conference any day. I'm not picky!

Dupree McBrayer Commits to Minnesota

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Football and Hockey can't have all the fun. Gopher basketball picked up their second recruit of the 2015 class.

Kevin Dorsey Verbally Commits to Minnesota

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The University of Minnesota's Men's basketball team landed their first verbal commitment of the 2015 class. As you may be aware, LeBron James decided to go back to Cleveland. This is a...

Gopher Basketball Recruiting Primer 2015

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With the 2014 recruiting class finally wrapped up it is time to move on to the class of 2015 for Golden Gopher basketball.  The past year saw a lot of scholarship movements and roster turnover as...

Two More Commits This Week for Gopher Basketball

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Yesterday and today have seen the Gophers add two more commitments to the class of 2014.  The class now has 6 commitments and should be finished for the year. C-Bakary Konate News broke yesterday...

A Brief Gopher Basketball Recruiting Update

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There has been a lot going on in the world of Gopher Sports over the last two or three weeks.  Gopher Basketball won the NIT, Spring Football Game was last Saturday and you may have noticed a...

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

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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,...

Turnover, Talent & What Next For Gopher Recruiting

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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...

Reid Travis Picks Stanford, Gopher Fans Crushed :(

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A big miss for Richard Pitino and the Gopher coaching staff as Reid Travis has committed to Stanford.  This was the presumed favorite all along but over the last couple days there was significant...

Josh Martin Commits to Gopher Hoops

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Josh Martin is a forward from Washington state and he has committed to play for the Golden Gophers. Officially committing I the university of Minnesota #SkiUMah — Josh (AVATAR) Martin...

Gopher Hoops Recruiting Update, Still no Commits

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This weekend is a big recruiting weekend for Gopher basketball.  It wasn't very long ago that there was a lengthy list of highly ranked and sought after recruits who were considering committing to...

End of Summer Gopher Hoops Recruiting Update

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I know that football season is just days away, but we are also entering an important period for Gopher Basketball recruiting.  Once we get into gameweek for football, this kind of a story becomes...

Early Roster Management & Recruiting Under Pitino

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(Apologies for the extremely long post. I thought about breaking it up but I didn't so get some popcorn...) Richard Pitino has been with the Gophers for a couple months now and already it is...

Gophers Sign JUCO PG, Dre Mathieu

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Twitter is the go-to source for news these days and the Twitterverse is telling me that the Gophers received a verbal commitment from Dre Mathieu, a JUCO point guard from Central Arizona C.C. M...

Daquein McNeil Reportedly Commits to Gophers

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With the firing of Tubby Smith and the subsequent hiring of Richard Pitino, the Gophers lost their only two committed players leaving them with four scholarships available for the fall of 2013. ...

Catching Up With Gopher Recruiting

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Gopher football hasn't had a verbal commitment since August 6th. Gopher basketball has seen their commitment list grow from zero to two in the last month. When will more commits start to fall and...

Gopher Hoops Lands 2nd Commit in PF-Alex Foster

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Tubby Smith's squad got their second verbal commitment for the Class of 2013 when Alex Foster tweeted, Its official im a Golden Gopher! (I'm willing to bet that this one really is official.) ...

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