vs Minnesota

Minnesota 71, S. Dakota St. 55


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Trevor Mbakwe scored a team-high 17 points and Maverick Ahanmisi chipped in five during an 18-1 second-half run as the Minnesota Gophers pulled away from the South Dakota State Jackrabbits en route to a 71-55 victory Monday night at Williams Arena.

Ahanmisi's 3-pointer and two free throws served as bookends to the decisive stretch as Minnesota (2-0) turned a 44-39 deficit into a 57-45 lead. Mbakwe scored 13 of his points in the second half. The senior also chipped in 10 rebounds for his 21st career double-double and second in as many games this season. Senior Ralph Sampson III was Minnesota's only other double-figure scorer with 10.

Jackrabbits junior Nate Wolters scored a game-high 20 for South Dakota State (1-1). Freshman Teavaunn Prince added 13 for the Jackrabbits and Chad White added 11, but South Dakota State was done in by 18 turnovers.

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T. Fiegen, F361-20-03022
N. Wolters, G378-221-356220
B. Carlson, G281-40-04232
C. White, G233-54-460411
G. Callahan, G191-30-02032
T. Prince323-106-12100213
J. Dykstra172-40-01005
M. Heemstra30-00-00010
Z. Monaghan30-10-20010
Z. Horstman20-10-00010
Totals 19-5211-213781955
Minnesota Golden Gophers
T. Mbakwe, F336-75-9101117
R. Williams, F322-72-44427
R. Sampson III, F285-70-033210
A. Hollins, G182-40-12325
A. Hollins, G112-40-00145
C. Armelin194-60-11319
J. Welch170-30-03110
M. Ahanmisi132-43-42348
O. Osenieks112-30-12015
J. Coleman71-11-10013
A. Ingram51-10-01012
E. Eliason40-00-02010
C. Halvorson10-00-00000
K. Shell10-00-00000
Totals 27-4711-2133192171

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