Q&A: Minnetonka basketball star Tori McKinney commits to Gophers

Tori McKinney on her choice to commit to Minnesota

Minnetonka senior Tori McKinney, a 6-foot-1 guard/wing, announced her commitment to the Gophers earlier this month. McKinney joins a 2024 recruiting class that includes McKenna Johnson, a four-star guard from Wilmot, Wis.

PrepGirlsHoops.com has McKinney ranked No. 4 among Minnesota seniors.

McKinney also considered Kansas other high-major programs, which she details in a recent conversation with KSTP’s Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson.

***Click the video box above to watch our conversation with McKinney and to see her in action***

New Gophers coach Dawn Plitzuweit has been relentless on the recruiting front, especially in the Twin Cities, and that hard work is now paying off.

McKinney missed the 2022-2023 season with a tibia injury, but she’s now fully healed.