Rice transfer Drew Peterson commits to Gophers

Rice transfer Drew Peterson, a 6-8 guard/wing combo, announced his commitment to Richard Pitino and the Gophers Monday night. The news comes hours after Hopkins star Kerwin Walton gave his commitment to North Carolina.

Gophers' Pitino promotes Ed Conroy to associate head coach

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced over the weekend that Ed Conroy has been promoted to associate head coach. Conroy's nephew, 7-foot, 235-pound center Liam Robbins from Drake, is also transferring to play for the Gophers next season.