MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 11 of his 19 functions within the final 5 minutes, Jamal Mashburn Jr. added a career-high 11 functions and Minnesota defeated Nebraska 79-61 on Monday night.
Brandon Johnson scored 13 functions with 10 rebounds for the Golden Gophers (12-7, 5-7 Huge Ten Convention), who had lost three straight and 5 of six, even although the old two wins were in opposition to fresh No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Ohio Utter.
Minnesota weathered a drought of 7 1/2 minutes, lacking 17 straight photography as Nebraska lower a 19-point deficit to 52-45 halfway thru the 2nd half. Without main scorer Teddy Allen, the Cornhuskers can even get no nearer, giving Carr, who most efficient played 19 minutes thanks to depraved distress, time to get untracked. It turned into once the fewest minutes played in a sport in two seasons at Minnesota.
Allen, who had most efficient three functions on 1-for-10 shooting on Saturday at Michigan Utter, turned into once held out of the sport for what the Huge Ten Network reported as “a failure to meet inner expectations.”
Lat Mayen tied his career high with 15 functions for Nebraska (4-10, 0-7), which lost its seventh straight with six video games postponed since its final get on Dec. 17. Shamiel Stevenson added 14 functions.
In their final traditional season sport final year, the Gophers beat Nebraska 107-75 on the assist of a program-listing 18 made 3-pointers — along side eight by Gabe Kalscheur. On Monday, the Gophers were 8 for 36 from 3-point vary and Kalscheur went 1 for 9 to develop with 10 functions.
Mashburn hit a 3-pointer and Carr rapid followed with a 3-point play and the Golden Gophers led 23-10 no longer as a lot as seven minutes in. Derrick Walker scored four straight functions for Nebraska nevertheless then Johnson had a 3 and a pair of free throws and Mashburn scored for a 30-14 lead.
The lead stayed in double figures and turned into once 45-30 on the half, when Nebraska turned into once shooting 35% without a 3s and 10 turnovers.
The Cornhuskers had a bigger 2nd half with Mayen scoring 13 functions nevertheless mostly it turned into once the Gophers going cool. They were 3 for 18 on the assist of the arc and 30% total (10 of 33). Carr had 13 functions.
Purdue is at Minnesota on Thursday when Wisconsin is at Nebraska.
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