2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
24-10, 4th in Big Ten
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4d

Minnesota's Fitzgerald eligible for 6th season

After sitting out the past two years as a transfer and because of injury, Minnesota forward Davonte Fitzgerald has been awarded a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Delany thinks cities like Detroit, Minneapolis and other cities "should aspire" to bid on future Big Ten basketball tournaments. "I can't tell you that it will happen, but I would encourage interested parties to seek it," he said. "We have obviously, by going to D.C. and New York, demonstrated that we are a conference that's got to serve a lot of different geographies."

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15d

Pitino contract features $1.7M in new bonuses

Minnesota coach Richard Pitino's one-year extension through 2021-22 includes $1.7 million in new bonuses for staying with the program, on top of his $1.6 million base salary.

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16d

Minnesota regents launch probe into media leak

The University of Minnesota's regents are investigating a leak of confidential information regarding sexual harassment allegations against its athletic department.

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24d

Pitino, Gophers agree to extension through '22

Minnesota announced Wednesday that Richard Pitino has agreed to an extension that adds one year to his existing agreement, placing him under contract with school through the 2021-22 season.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Minnesota announces a contract extension for Richard Pitino through 2022.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 60 wing Isaiah Mucius said Wake Forest, Oregon, UConn are really pursuing him. Also listed LSU, Temple, Minnesota, SHU, Rutgers, Cal.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Four-star point guard Tre Jones listed Arizona, Baylor, Duke, Oregon, Minnesota and UCLA. Mike Krzyzewski and Richard Pitino both were at his game this morning, along with two assistants from each school. UCLA had an assistant too. Jones also said he's not thinking of Duke as his favorite. "If I knew where I was going, I would definitely choose right now."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

There's a buzz in Barclays every time Isaiah Washington touches the ball. Has 12 points and 11 assists so far today. Minnesota signee.

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53dEamonn Brennan

Way-Too-Early Top 25: Minnesota

The Golden Gophers fell in the first round but bring everyone back from an NCAA tourney team. They should be a factor in the Big Ten.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.2121st
Rebounds Per Game39.424th
Assists Per Game14.9Tied-81st
Points Allowed69.4105th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record13-12
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances12