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The 6-9 redshirt sophomore is out at least another two weeks after having surgery on his previously injured left knee before the season.
The freshman made seven three-pointers to lead all scorers with a career-high 25 points.
The bench provided a lift in their Vancouver Showcase opener.
The Gophers looked sloppy at times handling the ball, but relied on defense to salt away a five-point win over Texas A&M.
The Gophers' nonconference schedule has lost some luster thanks to unexpected losses, but any high-major foe will do. First up: Texas A&M on Sunday in Vancouver.
When it comes to in-state talent, Richard Pitino is at zero so far for 2019, and Rochester John Marshall's five-star forward, Matthew Hurt, has every major program after him and won't sign until the spring period.
Freshman Gabe Kalscheur scored 12 of his team-best 19 points in the first half and hit five three-pointers as the U defeated last season's NIT runner-up.
While not being able to convince any top-tier teams to come to the Barn, Gophers coach Richard Pitino felt like he delivered by scheduling tougher opponents such as the Utes.
Daniel Oturu, Gabe Kalscheur and Jarvis Omersa have the chance to make the biggest impact of any crop of freshmen in recent program history.
Marcus Carr transferred from Pittsburgh in the offseason and had hoped to play this year, instead of sitting out, per NCAA rules.But his waiver request to play this season was denied