The University of Minnesota Men's basketball program has received another verbal commitment.  This time from 6'7 210 pound stretch power forward Eric Curry from Southwest Christian Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Curry takes the last remaining 2016 Gopher Scholarship that was available to Head Coach Richard Pitino.

He is ranked as the #141 overall prospect according to  He is a 3-star recruit.  He joins 4-star recruit 6'7 forward Amir Coffey from Hopkins and 6'6 forward Michael Hurt from Rochester John Marshall as the 2016 recruiting class.  Coffey is ranked #54 and is a 4-star recuit and Hurt is a 3-star recruit.  Curry was reportedly recruited in part by Coffey to join him in Minnesota.