Appalachian State vs Minnesota

Minnesota 70, Appalachian St. 56

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rodney Williams tied a career-high with 18 points as Minnesota held off Appalachian State 70-56 Tuesday night.

Williams broke a 52-52 tie with a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired with 4:45 to play, followed by Chip Armelin's three-point play and Julian Welch's layup - both off of steals - to put the Gophers (9-1) ahead for good. Welch had 15 points for the Gophers and freshman Joe Coleman scored 10.

Ralph Sampson III, who missed two games due to a left ankle injury, supplied 10 points and five rebounds off the bench for Minnesota.

Omar Carter led the Mountaineers (4-4) with 18 points. Rodney Milum added a career-high 16 points, going 5 for 9 from behind the 3-point line.

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Appalachian State (4-4)302656
Minnesota (9-1) «323870

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Appalachian State Mountaineers
A. Williamson, F320-52-28322
I. Butts, C374-61-28139
O. Carter, G365-115-733318
J. Trice, G281-62-23015
G. Vilarino, G232-90-00124
R. Milum225-101-201416
M. Woods191-30-00222
B. Okam30-10-02020
Totals 18-5111-1529111956
 35.3%73.3% 
Minnesota Golden Gophers
R. Williams, F368-101-261318
E. Eliason, C210-30-03230
A. Hollins, G272-70-05314
J. Welch, G254-76-620215
A. Hollins, G110-10-03200
M. Ahanmisi231-21-23523
C. Armelin213-72-33118
R. Sampson III194-72-252110
J. Coleman134-52-412010
O. Osenieks41-10-01022
Totals 27-5014-1932181570
 54%73.7% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
Other games
VMI 70 Final
PITT 97
MRSH 56 Final
Syracuse 62
EVAN 48 Final
NC 97
Missouri 81 Final
NOVA 71
LB St 80 Final
Kansas 88
Wash 77 Final
MU 79
Memphis 71 Final
Miami-FL 54