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Whenever point guard Nate Mason faced adversity during his University of Minnesota career, he believed he had the strength to overcome it.
The Gophers led by seven with six minutes to play and by three with 13 seconds left. But key mistakes and a call they disagreed with combined to send them to their ninth straight loss.
The two-sport standout in high school is ignoring a shoulder injury to be a Badgers bright spot as they prepare to face the Gophers.
The sophomore has missed 10 of the past 12 games because of an injured right shoulder.
Coach Tom Izzo has chosen not to address any of the reports accusing his university of covering up sexual assault allegations against his program.
Already without four top players, mistakes by the Gophers basketball team now turn tight games into blowouts like Friday's at Assembly Hall because the talent and depth just isn't there.
Even going undefeated in the last five regular-season games wouldn't be enough to get the Gophers men's basketball team into the NCAA tournament for a second consecutive year.
Mason's 34 points, Murphy's latest double-double fail to save U vs. Huskers.
Amir Coffey, the Gophers' third-leading scorer at 14 points per game, missed his third consecutive game against Nebraska on Tuesday.
The Cornhuskers were predicted to finish 13th in the Big Ten, but are currently tied for fourth with Michigan and looking at an NCAA tournament berth.