Gophers Fall To Michigan State
EAST LANSING, Mich.(gophersports.com) - Daniel Oturu earned his 11th double-double this season with 22 points and 10 rebounds in Thursday night's 74-58 loss at No. 8 Michigan State.
Oturu led the Gophers in scoring for the third week in a row, while shooting 9-19 from the floor. As a team, Minnesota shot 39 percent from the floor and 25 percent from behind the arc.
For the Spartans, Cassius Winston led all scorers with 27 points, while Xavier Tillman had 19 points and 16 rebounds.
Up next for the Gophers is a bout with No. 19 ranked Michigan at home on Sunday, Jan. 12. The two last met when Michigan bested Minnesota in the semifinals of last year's Big Ten Tournament.