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The Cavaliers went on a 20-0 run in the second quarter and managed to hold on to the lead until the end.
Minnesota on Saturday faces Virginia, which went 5-22 last season but is 6-0 with a revamped roster under first-year coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton.
Reggie Micheaux was diagnosed with leukemia, prompting Rose to change her number from 54 to 4, in his honor. "Because the little things matter," she explained.
Point guard Jordan McLaughlin scored nine points in under two minutes in one stretch of the fourth quarter. Going into the game, he was only 3-for-24 on three-point attempts.
Three-time Canadian Olympian Natalie Achonwa, on her 30th birthday, revealed she's expecting. She was Sylvia Fowles' backup the past two seasons.
Wolves guard Anthony Edwards scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half.
Trailing by 13 at the half, the Wolves outscored Miami 37-19 in the third quarter and Rudy Gobert scored his only points when they mattered most in a 105-101 win.
The team had expected to debut its new court for tonight's game, but a team official said there wes an imperfection that caused an afternoon scramble at Target Center.
The Gophers bounced back from their first loss of the season by overmatching Presbyterian in every way. Freshman Mallory Heyer had her first career double-double and injured Mara Braun came in off the bench.
Mara Braun will have her injured foot examined before Sunday's game as the Gophers push to improve ball movement.