Jack Warrick


As Minnesota lacks depth, Isaiah Washington struggles to fill gaps

Heading into this season, the Gophers received a commitment from New York's Mr. Basketball, a top-100 recruit — Isaiah Washington — and so far he has shot 32 percent from the floor and a team-low 18 percent from 3-point range through the first 20 games of his freshman season.

No. 5 Purdue routs Minnesota at home

After a glimmer of hope at the start, Minnesota (13-6, 2-4 Big Ten) fell to Big Ten opponent No. 5 Purdue (17-2, 6-0 Big Ten) on Saturday 81-47 at Williams Arena. 

Reggie Lynch's attorney: "He feels like he is being falsely accused"

Ryan Pacyga, Gophers men's basketball player Reggie Lynch's attorney, said Lynch "categorically denies" every allegation of sexual misconduct against him, Pacyga announced at his office Wednesday. "Right now what [Lynch] is most concerned about is that he truly feels like he is being falsely accused and he's in a situation where how do you clear your name other than saying, 'No I didn't," Pacyga said.

Down Lynch and Coffey, shorthanded Gophers fall to Indiana

The Gophers felt the pain of two absent starters on Saturday. Minnesota center Reggie Lynch missed the game due to a suspension stemming from a University sexual misconduct violation, according to multiple reports, while guard Amir Coffey was ruled out against Indiana with a shoulder injury.

P.J. Fleck lands 26 recruits on National Signing Day

Last season, P.J. Fleck stepped into his role as Minnesota's head coach with around a month to hit the recruiting trail for his new team. This year, Fleck had a full season to prepare for signing day, which resulted in the highest-ranked recruiting class in a decade.

Gophers get 'wake-up call' as they edge out Drake

Coming off a two-game road stretch where the Gophers lost both games by more than 10 points, the team could use an easy home win against Drake. Instead, they trailed throughout the game, only taking the lead in the final nine minutes and squeaking by with a 68-67 one-point victory Monday night at Williams Arena.