University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced today that Ben Johnson has been named head men’s basketball coach at the University of Minnesota. The University and Johnson have agreed to a five-year term, pending the completion of a background check and Board of Regents approval. Johnson, who graduated from Minnesota in 2005 with a
According to multiple reports, Xavier assistant Ben Johnson is expected to be named as the new head men’s basketball coach at Minnesota. He will replace Richard Pitino, who became the head coach at New Mexico earlier this month. Johnson, a two-time captain at Minnesota, spent five seasons (2013-18) as an assistant with the Gophers. In
Minnesota assistant coach Ben Johnson will join Travis Steele’s new staff at Xavier. Steele re-tweeted the following earlier today: Another piece in place for @CoachSteeleXU! Excited to announce the addition of @CoachBenJohnson to the XAVIER Family! More info to come shortly… Johnson had worked for the past four seasons on Richard Pitino’s staff at Minnesota.