The University of Minnesota Golden Gopher men's basketball team fell 75-70 to Temple in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Thursday morning. The Gophers are now 2-1 on the season.

Nate Mason led the Gophers with 20 points and also added four rebounds and five assists in the loss.

The Gophers will play against the loser of Butler and Missouri State on Friday in San Juan.