Gophers basketball could have been special with White, Cobbs and Joseph

Imagine how good the Gophers would be if the likes of Royce White, Justin Cobbs and Devoe Joseph were still at the U of M. White is leading Iowa State to what looks like an NCAA tournament appearance, while Cobbs and Joseph are lighting it up at California and Oregon.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Imagine how good the Gophers would be if the likes of Royce White, Justin Cobbs and Devoe Joseph were still at the U of M. White is leading Iowa State to what looks like an NCAA tournament appearance, while Cobbs and Joseph are lighting it up at California and Oregon.

Next Up

Related

Ex-Gophers thrive in new roles

Justin Cobbs, Devoe Joseph and Royce White are all still playing college basketball at a high level, but none of them are doing it at Williams Arena. The former Minnesota athletes have each landed with new teams. Cobbs with California, Joseph with Oregon, and White with Iowa State.

Ex-Gopher Royce White drafted by the Houston Rockets

Former Minnesota Mr. Basketball winner and ex-Gopher Royce White was taken 16th overall by the Houston Rockets in the NBA Draft. White played for Iowa State last season. Guess who made the pick? Kevin McHale -- former Timberwolves GM and head coach.

Big 12 Newcomer of the Year: Royce White

Former Minnesota high school star and ex-Golden Gopher Royce White was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year on Sunday. White has led Iowa State to a 22-9 record. He's the only player in the nation to lead his team in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and blocks.

Royce White's draft day anxiety on tape

In a remarkable video, ESPN followed former Minnesota Mr. Basketball winner Royce White around on the night of the NBA Draft. White says his anxiety gets so bad at times that he feels like he's "dying." This video allows you inside White's anxiety-filled draft night.

U of M's Mbakwe applies for another year of eligibility with Gophers

Trevor Mbakwe wants an NCAA waiver that would make him eligible to play another year of college basketball. He's not saying whether he'd actually use that extra year at the U of M, but says he'd like the option to come back. Mbakwe was leading the Gophers in scoring and rebounding when he blew out his knee during a November holiday tournament.