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Gophers Hit the Road Seeking Win at Nebraksa - OPEN THREAD

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Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports


Pinnacle Bank Arena


7:30 PM



Pos. Minnesota Golden Gophers Pnt/Gm Pnt/Gm Purdue Boilermakers Pos.
PG Nate Mason 9.4 5.7 Benny Parker PG
G Andre Hollins 14.1 16.5 Shavon Shields G
G Carlos Morris 12.1 19.4 Terrna Petteway F
F Joey King 9.9 5.1 David Rivers F
F Maurice Walker 11.5 7.6 Walter Pitchford F
Bench Deandre Mathieu 10.1 3.9 Tarin Smith Bench
Bench Elliott Eliason 5.2 2.8 Moses Abraham Bench
Bench Charles Buggs 3.8 1.7 Leslee Smith Bench

Hosting Rutgers on Saturday was the right elixir for Andre Hollins and the Gophers who finally broke through with a conference win. Was that a confidence boosting win for this team? Now they head to Nebraska where they have lost a couple of close games the last two seasons. Should be interesting to see if this team is getting things back on track.

Keys to a Gopher Win

Stop Two Guys -
Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields combine for most of the Cornhusker's points. Keeping them below 30 would be beneficial

Better Execute Some Offense -
Nebraska has struggled offensively but statistically they are very good defensively, scoring will not come easy tonight. I have not been terribly impressed with our offensive execution, tonight they will need to be a little crisper.