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Minnesota 72, Tennessee St. 43

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rodney Williams had 15 points and seven rebounds as Minnesota defeated Tennessee State 72-43 Thursday night.

Andre Hollins added 13 points and Austin Hollins had 12 for the Gophers (3-0), whose 3-point shooting helped them build an 18-point halftime advantage that never dipped below 17 in the second half.

Kellen Thornton had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Tigers (0-3), while Jordan Cyphers and Robert Covington added 10 points each. Tennessee State shot a season-low 23.7 percent from the floor thanks in part to a Minnesota defense that prevented quality looks.

The Gophers have limited their three opponents this season to a combined 26.6 percent shooting.

Minnesota held the Tigers without a point for more than six minutes in the second half, scoring 10 straight over that span to race ahead 53-26 and put the game out of reach.

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Tennessee State Tigers
K. Thornton, F283-125-7130211
R. Covington, F224-110-030510
T. Fredrick, G221-52-42115
J. Cyphers, G303-133-431210
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Minnesota Golden Gophers
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E. Eliason, C211-20-05312
A. Hollins, G274-82-231212
A. Hollins, G263-85-745113
J. Coleman, G212-62-22316
O. Osenieks, F161-61-25113
J. Welch, G161-40-03313
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T. Mbakwe, F102-31-22045
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Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont10-518-10137
Eastern Ky.10-518-10153
Morehead St.8-613-16228
Jax. State5-1012-18302
Tenn. Tech4-1012-16284
Tenn. St.2-135-25346
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.15-025-474
UT Martin10-518-10164
Eastern Ill.9-716-13181
SIUE8-812-15273
SE Miss. St.6-912-16274
Austin Peay3-128-21314

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wisconsin13-225-36
Maryland11-423-59
Purdue10-418-958
Michigan St.10-519-927
Ohio St.9-620-846
Iowa9-618-1052
Indiana9-719-1036
Illinois7-817-1159
Michigan7-814-1381
Minnesota6-1017-1292
Northwestern5-1014-14111
Nebraska5-1113-15129
Penn St.3-1215-13108
Rutgers2-1310-18156
 
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