Reserves scored 42 points in the win
Game is Scheduled to Tip at 7:00 p.m. at Williams Arena
Minnesota Opened with a Win over Minnesota State
The Gopher men's basketball team wrapped up non-conference play with a win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Minnesota opened the game on a 24-2 run en route to a win over Wofford.
Minnesota used a big second half to defeat Northwestern at Williams Arena.
The Golden Gophers ran past Lafayette at Williams Arena.
Mike Grimm sat down with Gopher freshman Wally Ellenson.
2012-13 | freshman Season:
Broke a bone in his left hand - his shooting hand - prior to the exhibition opener missed the first 11 games made his Gopher debut against North Dakota State (12/11) and scored one point in four minutes scored five points in 15 minutes against Lafayette (12/22) finished with four points in six minutes against Northwestern (1/6), his B1G Conference debut missed games against Illinois (2/10), Wisconsin (2/14) & Iowa (2/17) with a strained left achilles scored four points in six minutes off the bench at Ohio State (2/20) missed the Big Ten Tournament games against Illinois (3/14) with an illness.
A graduate of Rice Lake High School rated as nation's 35th-best shooting guard by ESPN led the Warriors to a 24-2 record, Big Rivers Conference title (12-0), and regional championship in 2012 Rice Lake's all-time leading scorer, compiling 1,356 points in three years at the school averaged 20.1 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.96 assists, 2.0 steals, and 1 block as a senior averaged 22.1 points and 8.4 rebounds as a junior scored 40 points in a game against Roseville as a junior three-time Wisconsin Division 2 all-state selection named to All-Northwest First Team three-time All-Big Rivers First Team selection second-team all-conference honoree as a freshman at Eau Claire Memorial took third place at the 2012 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk Championships two-time Wisconsin Division 1 state champion in high jump his state-record jump of seven feet, one inch in the 2012 regional meet was the nation's best by a high school athlete, and only two inches shy of an Olympic Trials qualifier also owns Rice Lake school records in long jump (22-6) and triple jump (44-2).
Son of John and Holly Ellenson born May 4, 1994 has three siblings: Ellwood, Henry, and Ella enrolled in the Collge of Liberal Arts undecided on a major.
Balanced Effort Leads Gophers Over Penn State
Nate Mason had 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Jordan Murphy added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Minnesota Gophers in an 81-71 win over Penn State on Saturday.
Preview: Gophers vs. Penn State
Minnesota returns home for its final homestand of the year and final game in the month of February.
Traffic Advisory: Busy Weekend on Campus
Fans are advised to plan extra time for travel and parking on campus this Friday and Saturday due to multiple events taking place.