• Oturu's 19 points sends Gophers to 72-56 win over Red Wolves

    5 days ago - By National Post

    MINNEAPOLIS - Coach Richard Pitino spoke to his Minnesota Gophers about avoiding a letdown following a challenging early-season schedule with Minnesota hosting Arkansas State on Saturday afternoon.
    The Gophers took the message to heart early and then coasted to a decisive victory.
    Freshman Daniel Oturu posted season highs with 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Dupree McBrayer chipped in 14 points for Minnesota in a 72-56 win against the Red Wolves on Saturday.
    “Our guys need to understand how to play in those type of games because your opponent's got nothing to lose,” Pitino said. “And I...
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  • Oturu's 19 Points Sends Gophers To 72-56 Win Over Red Wolves

    5 days ago - By CBS

    MINNEAPOLIS - Freshman Daniel Oturu posted season highs with 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Dupree McBrayer chipped in 14 points for Minnesota in a 72-56 win against Arkansas State on Saturday.
    Oturu had his first double-double and added three blocks for the Gophers (8-2). Amir Coffey finished with 12 points as Minnesota cruised to the win after starting the game with a 21-2 run.
    Ty Cockfield scored 20 points for Arkansas State (3-6), which has lost five of its past seven games. Tristin Walley added 14 points for the Red Wolves.
    Oturu, the 6-foot-10 center, had struggled at times early in...
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