The University of Minnesota men's basketball team was topped 84-70 Tuesday night by South Dakota State at Williams Arena. The Gophers fall to 5-4 with the loss.

Jake Bittle led the Jackrabbits with 25 points to go along with three rebounds and five assists. Nate Mason led Minnesota with 18 points, while Kevin Dorsey added 16 points off the bench.

The Gophers host Oklahoma State Saturday night at Williams Arena.