No. 23 Minnesota pins to start with reduction on No. 7 Michigan

Liam Robbins experienced 22 factors and eight rebounds as No. 23 Minnesota avenged a loss

Liam Robbins experienced 22 factors and eight rebounds as No. 23 Minnesota avenged a loss to No. 7 Michigan 10 times earlier and handed the Wolverines their 1st defeat of the season with a 75-57 victory at Minneapolis on Saturday.

Marcus Carr contributed 17 factors, six helps and five rebounds for Minnesota (11-4, 4-4 Large 10). Gabe Kalscheur extra 10 details, whilst Brandon Johnson experienced eight factors and six rebounds.

Chaundee Brown’s 14 details topped Michigan (11-1, 6-1). Isaiah Livers experienced 11 details and 9 rebounds, Hunter Dickinson extra nine points and Franz Wagner chipped in 8 points with nine rebounds.

The Wolverines ended up missing starting up guard Eli Brooks, who strained his correct foot in exercise this 7 days.

Michigan gained the first conference 82-57 on Jan. 6 but it under no circumstances held a lead in the rematch. It shot 39.3 per cent from the area and created just 6 of 22 3-point makes an attempt on Saturday.

The Golden Gophers were enjoying a ranked opponent for the seventh consecutive match. Their protection sparkled on Saturday, as they forced 20 turnovers that they converted into 23 factors. Offensively, Minnesota produced 46.8 p.c of its field objective attempts.

Carr converted a three-point perform with 17 minutes to go, supplying the Golden Gophers a 10-level lead at 35-25. Robbins soon hit a pair of 3-pointers to nudge the direct to 41-30. Dunks by Robbins and Carr gave Minnesota a 48-35 direct with 11:58 left.

Carr’s layup with 8:51 left manufactured it 56-42. Robbins’ 3-pointer with 7 minutes to go stretched the Golden Gophers’ guide to 61-44.

Minnesota led by as a lot as 12 in the very first half and emerged with a 30-23 halftime benefit.

Turnovers ended up a key aspect, as the Wolverines dedicated 11 though the Gophers had just 3.

Minnesota misfired on all 11 of its 3-point makes an attempt throughout the half but Michigan wasn’t substantially superior, going 2-for-9 from very long variety. No player on either aspect had extra than 6 details at the break.

–Industry Level Media