The 16th ranked Gopher men's basketball team defeated South Dakota State 85-73.  The game was tied at 64 apiece before Minnesota closed the game on a 21-9 run.  Colton Iverson and Devoe Joseph each scored 15 points for the Gophers and Rodney Williams added 13.  St. Cloud Tech high school graduate Nate Wolters scored 16 points and added 10 assists for the Jackrabbits.  Minnesota improves to 11-1 while SDSU drops to 8-4.  The Gophers play at Wisconsin Tuesday in their Big Ten opener at 6pm, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 5:30.