Gopher Men's Basketball

Gopher Men’s Basketball Routs Tennessee State
The Gopher men's basketball team defeated Tennessee State 72-43 Thursday night to improve to 3-0. Rodney Williams led the Gophers with 15 points and 7 rebounds, Andre Hollins added 13 points and 5 assists and Austin Hollins chipped in 12 points. Minnesota shot 48 percent from the field while …
Gopher Men’s Basketball Signs Two Players From Chicago
The Gopher men's basketball team signed 2 players to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period. The two players were teammates at Chicago's De La Salle High School. Alvin Ellis is a 6'4 combo guard who averaged 17 points and 4 rebounds a game as a junior and Alex Fo…
Gopher Men’s Basketball Routs Toledo
The Gopher men's basketball team routed Toledo 82-56 Monday night to improve to 2-0. Joe Coleman led the Gophers with 15 points, Austin Hollins added 14 points and Rodney Williams added 12 points and 8 rebounds. Trevor Mbakwe added 6 points and 7 rebounds off the bench in 14 minutes.
Gophers Win Exhibition Game Against MSU-Mankato
The Gopher men's basketball team defeated Minnesota State-Mankato 81-56 Thursday night in an exhibition game. Joe Coleman was the lone Gopher in double figures with 21 points while Austin Hollins added 9 points and both Maurice Walker and Rodney Williams added 8 points. Trevor Mbakwe added 4 …
Gophers Lose Freshman Ellenson; Gopher Women Win
The Gopher men's basketball team lost freshman 6'4 guard Wally Ellenson for 6-8 weeks with a broken left hand. The injury happened when his hand got tangled up with a teammate's jersey during a rebounding drill. Ellenson is a left-hander from Rice Lake, Wisconsin. He averaged 21 po…
Gopher Men’s Basketball To Play Duke
The Gopher men's basketball team will play Duke on Thanksgiving Day on November 22 in the quarterfinals at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The Gophers last played Duke in 1989 in the sweet sixteen round of the NCAA tournament. Minnesota lost that game.
Gophers’ Armelin To Transfer
The Gopher men's basketball team is losing shooting guard Chip Armelin. He has requested and has been granted his release from his scholarship so he can leave the program. Armelin averaged 5.2 points in 13.7 minutes a game this past season but his minutes diminished as the season progressed. …
Stanford Routs Gophers For NIT Title
The Gopher men's basketball team lost 75-51 in the NIT title game to Stanford Thursday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. Minnesota trailed by 6 at halftime and were quickly down double figures early in the 2nd half. Rodney Williams led the Gophers with 12 points before fouling out. …

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