The Gopher men's basketball team routed Central Michigan at Williams Arena Tuesday night.  Minnesota led 34-23 at halftime and cruised in the 2nd half.  Julian Welch led the Gophers with 15 points and both Austin Hollins and Joe Coleman added 12 points apiece.  Minnesota shot 57 percent from the field while Central Michigan was held to 35 percent.

The Gophers are 11-1 overall and 9-0 at home.  Minnesota will host North Dakota State at 7pm December 22.