Apr 23, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT
Minnesota has landed their fifth commitment in the Class of 2014.
Banary Konate, a 6-foot-11 center from Sunrise Christian Academy in Bel Aire, KS, made his pledge on Wednesday afternoon.
Konate is a three-star recruit, according to Rivals. He joins Josh Martin, Carlos Morris, Nate Mason and Gaston DiedHiou in Richard Pitino’s first recruiting class.
The Golden Gophers are coming off of an NIT title.
- Andrew Harrison’s late free throws send No. 1 Kentucky to the Final Four 31
- Sam Dekker, Frank Kaminsky catch fire as No. 1 Wisconsin beats No. 2 Arizona 7
- Rick Barnes is no longer the head coach at Texas 10
- Frank Kaminsky’s growth results in individual and team benefits for No. 1 Wisconsin 3
- Tourney Snacks: Duke-Gonzaga, Louisville-Michigan State advance to Elite 8 11
- No. 1 Duke advances to Elite 8 with win over No. 5 Utah 2
- No. 2 Gonzaga gets past No. 11 UCLA to advance to Elite 8 2
- Andrew Harrison’s late free throws send No. 1 Kentucky to the Final Four (43)
- Kentucky’s John Calipari is the National Coach of the Year, and it’s not close (36)
- Kentucky responds to Daxter Miles Jr.’s pregame comments (30)
- Updated tournament records: Big Ten, SEC champions headed to Indy (25)
- West Virginia freshman on Kentucky: ‘They’re going to be 36-1′ (20)