In a game that was only slightly more competitive than a Harlem Globetrotters-Washington Generals match up, Minnesota defeated Southern 85-57. Andre Hollins had 14 points in the first half en route to a 24 point game on 9-11 shooting. Hollins added 4 assists, 4 steals, and 2 rebounds. Four other Gophers were in double figures.
16. The number of turnovers committed by Minnesota. Most of them were because the Gophers decided to not pay attention. In any other game that number might be concerning, but not this one.
The Turning Point
When the last Minnesota starter was introduced. These are glorified pick up games.
Bakary Konate shot a free throw that hit the front of the rim, top of the backboard, and the back of the rim in succession before falling in.
Minnesota plays Seattle University on Friday, December 19th at the Barn.