MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers head coach Richard Pitino has said multiple times this season that he regretted not giving guard Maverick Ahanmisi more minutes. Given the opportunity Tuesday, Ahanmisi showed why Pitino had his regrets. The senior played a career-high 23 minutes and scored a career-high 21 points as he helped extend Minnesota's season with an 88-81 win over High Point in the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maverick Ahanmisi scored a career-high 21 points, and Minnesota moved on in the National Invitation Tournament with an 88-81 victory over High Point on Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Austin Hollins hopes Sunday was his last game at Williams Arena. If it's not, that means the Gophers senior guard and his teammates fell short of their goal of playing in the NCAA tournament and instead settled for a trip to the NIT. Thanks in part 14 points from Hollins on Senior Night, Minnesota thumped Penn State by a 81-63 final and inched ever closer to a trip...
The home careers of Austin Hollins, Maverick Ahanmisi, Oto Osenieks, and Malik Smith will (hopefully) come to an end on Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Gophers celebrate senior day, and hopefully inch one step closer to a return to the NCAA tournament. The basketball game is self-evidently big, and if the Gophers do want to return to the tournament, they need to win. After thirty...
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