May 14, 2013
In his first formal sit-down video interview since being named the 17th head coach in Golden Gopher men's basketball history, Richard Pitino discusses the hiring process, his new staff, recruiting and his adjustment to Minnesota in "Courtside With Coach Pitino".
To read a feature piece on Pitino, be sure to check out the newest issue of "Ski-U-Mah", the official magazine of Gopher Athletics, by clicking here.
Minnesota holds off Vanderbilt in 56-52 win
Minnesota erased a 12-point first half deficit and hung on Saturday to defeat Vanderbilt 56-52.
Preview: Gophers vs. Vanderbilt
The Minnesota men's basketball team returns to Sioux Falls to face the Commodores on Saturday.
Pitino Blog: State of the Gophers
Coach Pitino breaks down the first seven games of the season and evaluates the team in his latest blog.