Tennessee State vs Minnesota

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
P. Miller, G282-100-24244
D. Dockery, G191-10-21212
M. Rhett, F160-30-02000
M. Green, F130-10-01000
J. Gaither, G110-21-20101
J. Harris, G50-10-01130
C. Wellian, F40-00-00000
D. McClung, G20-00-01000
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Minnesota Golden Gophers
R. Williams Jr., F287-91-274315
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
M. Ahanmisi, G121-20-00123
M. Walker, F113-41-46017
A. Ingram, F100-11-20031
T. Mbakwe, F102-31-22045
K. Shell, G21-10-01102
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 48.1%60.9% 
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Indiana9-920-1461
Illinois9-919-1473
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