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Badgers forward Ben Carlson enters transfer portal

The former four-star recruit and East Ridge standout spent the past two seasons in Madison.

Payton Willis

Gophers run out of gas, lose in opening round of Big Ten Tournament

The Gophers' depth was tested in a loss to Penn State.

Jamison Battle

Battle's career night can't push Gophers past Maryland

The Gophers dropped their seventh straight game on the road.

Payton Willis

Gophers' 27-point comeback comes up short vs. Indiana

Payton Willis caught fire but it wasn't enough to climb out of a massive hole.

Payton Willis

Gophers go cold against Buckeyes

The Gophers' offense couldn't get going in a 70-45 defeat.

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Gophers blown out by last-place Nebraska

The Gophers lost for the ninth time in the past 10 games.

Sean Sutherlin

Gophers can't maintain hot start against Iowa

A second-half barrage sent Minnesota to another Big Ten loss.

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Gophers' struggles continue against Purdue

The Gophers suffered their seventh loss in the past eight games.

Ben Johnson

Loss to Badgers reveals one of Ben Johnson's biggest challenges

The Gophers need to end the Badgers' pipeline in Minnesota.

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Buckeyes crash the glass, fend off Gophers

E.J. Liddell dominated in the paint to help No. 16 Ohio State.

Payton Willis

Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers

The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.

Payton Willis

Gophers' rally comes up short, lose to Iowa

The Gophers came back from a 23-point deficit but couldn't complete the comeback.

E.J. Stephens

Michigan State denies Gophers' upset bid

Joey Hauser's last-second lay-up handed Minnesota its fourth straight loss.

Payton Willis

Gophers defense falls flat against Indiana

The Hoosiers were able to take advantage of some wide-open shots.

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Illinois bullies Gophers in return to Big Ten play

The Illini revealed a major flaw in Minnesota's 76-53 loss.

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Battle-tested Gophers prevail over UW-Green Bay

Jamison Battle helped Minnesota overcome a sluggish start.

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Gophers commit 27 turnovers, beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi anyway

The Gophers countered with some hot shooting to come away with the victory.

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Willis, Battle erupt to lead Gophers to first Big Ten win

The Gophers' duo gave Ben Johnson his first Big Ten victory.

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Michigan State hands Gophers first loss

The 19th ranked Spartans knocked Minnesota from the ranks of the unbeaten.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.

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Gophers improve to 5-0 with win over Jacksonville

The Gophers are establishing momentum early in the season.

Pharrel Payne

Ben Johnson lands another in-state recruit, Pharrel Payne

The Cottage Park forward is headed to the Gophers.

Isaiah Ihnen

Gophers forward Isaiah Ihnen suffers season-ending knee injury

Ihnen was one of two players returning for next season.

Camden Heide

Wayzata's Camden Heide commits to Purdue

The four-star guard is the top-ranked Minnesota recruit in the Class of 2022.