Junior forwards Jordan Murphy and Keita Bates-Diop meet up when the Gophers play Ohio State on Saturday at Madison Square Garden
The Gophers hit 10 three-pointers in Monday's overtime win at Penn State, but they were ranked at the bottom of the Big Ten in that category
Gophers junior Jordan Murphy hasn't recorded a double-double in points and rebounds in two consecutive games after a streak of 17 in a row to begin the season, the most in Division I since 1996-97.
The Gophers are undermanned inside Saturday without suspended center Reggie Lynch against Purdue's 7-foot-2 center Isaac Haas and 7-3 reserve Matt Haarms.
Minnesota's Nate Mason (ankle) and Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh face off in a top Big Ten point guard battle Wednesday, but both returned from injuries last month
The Gophers could continue to change lineups against Northwestern on Wednesday to find what works best to replace suspended center Reggie Lynch and injured guard Amir Coffey.
Gophers' Jordan Murphy on Saturday tied Tim Duncan's double-double streak to start a season of 17 straight back in 1997. Meanwhile, Amir Coffey is not expected to return "anytime soon" from shoulder injury, coach Richard Pitino said
Gophers junior forward Jordan Murphy could tie former San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan's 17 straight double-doubles to start the season at Wake Forest in 1996-97
Gophers senior point guard Nate Mason, who was out with an ankle injury, is will return to the lineup Wednesday against Illinois
Gophers senior guard Nate Mason (ankle) is a game-time decision to play Wednesday against Illinois' tough ball-pressure defense
Gophers senior guard Nate Mason is still day-to-day recovering from an ankle injury going into Wednesday's Big Ten game against Illinois.
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Gophers senior point guard Nate Mason will miss Saturday's game against Harvard with an ankle injury he suffered last week against Florida Atlantic
Harvard coach Tommy Amaker brought in a top-10 recruiting class two years ago that gave him four top-100 prospects, more than the Gophers have on their roster
Gophers senior guard Nate Mason could play Saturday against Harvard coming off an ankle injury, Richard Pitino says
Rochester John Marshall five-star 2019 forward Matthew Hurt talks about his goals of being a one-and-done college player, and also watching his older brother, Michael, have success with the Gophers
Gophers coach Richard Pitino said he doesn't expect senior point guard Nate Mason to be sidelined long from the left ankle injury he suffered Saturday against Florida Atlantic.
The Gophers are saying Mason didn't suffer a serious injury, but even minor ankle sprains can linger for weeks.
Senior center Reggie Lynch is struggling in his last four games, but the Gophers need him to get back on track Saturday against Florida Atlantic 7-footer Ronald Delph
Gophers starters not named Jordan Murphy look to bounce back after their worst first half of the season in last week's 68-67 win against Drake.