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Amir Coffey fitting right in at new position

Amir Coffey may not look like a point guard but Minnesota is more than comfortable with the ball in the hands of the 6-foot-8 junior. Head coach Richard Pitino said his combination of size and skill creates mismatches for opponents on the court.


Freshman Oturu looks to play big role for Gophers

There was not much doubt Daniel Oturu could contribute to Minnesota. The only question was, would the four-star recruit from Cretin-Derham Hall be standing at the center of Williams Arena to take the tip-off for the team's opening game against Nebraska-Omaha? The answer turned out to be yes. 


Minnesota handles Nebraska-Omaha in season opener

 The Gophers (1-0) defeated Nebraska-Omaha (0-1) 104-76 to begin the 2018-19 campaign. Minnesota was clearly glad to have Amir Coffey back after a shoulder injury cost him much of the 2017-18 season.  Seeing increased playing time at the point, he led the team with 18 points.