Nate Mason had 15 points and a career-high 12 assists for the Gophers.
Jordan Murphy led the team with 18 rebounds in win over Cougars.
Carlos Morris and Joey King each score 15 points
Gophers extend winning streak to six
Watch Episode 7 of Raise the Barn presented by Explore Minnesota.
Minnesota defeated Iowa, 95-89, at the Barn on Tuesday night.
Minnesota opened the game on a 24-2 run en route to a win over Wofford.
Minnesota remained perfect on the year with an 84-58 win over Montana.
Mike Grimm of the Gopher Radio Network sits down with freshman Charles Buggs.
Feb. 28, 2016
Jan. 30, 2016
11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off
Game 2 Men's Gopher Basketball
11.13.15 Men's Basketball vs UMKC
2015-16 | Junior Season:
Appeared in 28 games, including 21 as a starter • finished second in field goal percentage (.462), third in free throw shooting (.769) and 3-point shooting (.319) and sixth in scoring (5.9 ppg) • tallied double-figure scoring six times • scored nine points, four rebounds, two blocks and two assists in season opener vs. UMKC (11/13) • posted eight points and a career-high six rebounds with one block and a steal vs. ULM (11/15) • pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds and added nine rebounds, one block, a steal and an assist vs. Temple (11/19) • posted eight points, two rebounds, one assist and a steal vs. Missouri State (11/20) • scored 10 points with a rebound vs. Texas Tech (11/22) • scored eight points, eight rebounds three assists and two steals vs. Omaha (11/27) • poured in career-high 15 points along with four rebounds, two assists and a steal vs. Clemson (11/30) • scored 12 points, six rebounds and a block vs. South Dakota (12/5) • scored team-high 14 points with six rebounds, one block and a steal vs. Chicago State (12/16) • posted three points and three rebounds with an assist at Penn State (1/5) • scored six points, one rebound and a steal vs. Indiana (1/16) • scored five points, five rebounds, one assist and a steal vs. Illinois (1/23) • scored seven points, two blocks and two rebounds vs. Purdue (1/27) • scored 13 points with three steals, two rebounds and an assist at Rutgers (3/5) • scored team-high 12 points with three rebounds vs. Illinois (3/9 - BTT).
Appeared in every game, with seven starts • scored two points, one rebound and an assist against Louisville (11/14) • posted four points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal vs. Western Kentucky (11/18) • scored eight points, four rebounds, two blocks and two assists against Franklin Pierce (11/20) • scored six points and three rebounds vs. UMBC (11/22) • scored three points, one steal and a rebound at St. John's (11/26) • was 3-for-3 from behind the arc for nine points and added a rebound vs. Georgia (11/28) • grabbed two rebounds at Wake Forest (12/2) • scored two points with a rebound against North Dakota (12/8) • contributed seven points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal vs. Southern (12/10). • recorded four points, three assists and two rebounds in career-high 24 minutes vs. Seattle (12/19) • scored 13 points, two rebounds and two assists vs. UNCW (12/27) • scored five points with two rebounds and a block at Maryland (1/3) • made first career start and pulled down three rebounds vs. Iowa (1/13) • recorded two points and two rebounds vs. Rutgers (1/17) • scored three rebounds and two points against Illinois (1/24) • scored six points, five rebounds and a block at Penn State (1/28) • sank a 3-pointer and grabbed a rebound against Purdue (2/7) • scored seven points, four rebounds and two steals at Iowa (2/12) • recorded six points and five rebounds at Indiana (2/15) • scored seven points, three rebounds and an assist against Northwestern (2/18) • was perfect from the field, scoring six points with three rebounds and a steal at Wisconsin (2/21) • scored five points, two rebounds and two assists in win over Rutgers (3/11 - BTT).
2014-15 | Sophomore Season:
2013-14 | Freshman Season:
Appeared in 16 games in a reserve role • played two minutes in his collegiate debut against Lehigh (11/8) • scored his first collegiate points against Montana (11/12) • picked up his first career blocks (2) in nine minutes off the bench against Wofford (11/21) • played two minutes and recorded an assist in win over Indiana (2/8) • scored career-high 13 points, including 3-for-3 from beyond the arc, and added three rebounds and a steal in win over Iowa (2/25) • scored three points and added thre rebounds at Michigan (3/1) • pulled down a career-high four rebounds with an assist vs. Florida State (4/1 - NIT).
Did not play in a game this season • redshirted.
Attended Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.) during the 2011-12 school year • previously graduated from Martin High School (Arlington, Texas) with a 3.7 GPA • Hargrave finished the 2011-12 season as the national runner-up with a 38-1 record • Buggs scored 15 points in the championship game • averaged 11.4 points in 15 games as a senior at Martin • averaged 18.9 points and 6.3 rebounds as a member of the Triumph White AAU team in summer 2011 • National Spanish Honor Society member • Principal's Award recipient.
Son of David and Terri Buggs • born April 3, 1993 • has one brother, Clayton • enrolled in the College of Education and Human Development • major is sports management.
Gophers Announce Expansive iHeartMedia Partnership
New agreement will keep Gopher football radio broadcasts on KFAN, while bringing men’s and women’s basketball and men’s hockey onto iHeartMedia channels
Gopher P.R.I.D.E.: Hennepin County Officials
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Season Ticket Holder Stories: Blanton Bessinger
Learn more about Blanton Bessinger, a former UMN professor who has been a Gopher men's basketball season ticket holder since the early 1970s!