#21 Gophers Too Much for #17 Michigan State
The 21st ranked Gopher men's basketball team won their 3rd game in a row and 9th this season 81-56 over #17 Michigan State Monday night at Williams Arena. The Gophers led 36-16 at halftime and outscored the Spartans 45-40 in the 2nd half. Minnesota dominated the boards outrebounding Michigan State 52-36.
The Gophers were led in scoring by Marcus Carr with 19 points and Liam Robbins added 18 points and 9 rebounds. Minnesota shot 47 percent from the field for the game and 88 percent from the free throw line. Michigan State was held to 25 percent shooting.
The Gophers are 9-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten. Minnesota will play at #6 Wisconsin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, pregame on AM 1390-Granite City Sports at 3:00.