Trevor Mbakwe Paced the Gophers with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Seniors Andre Ingram, Trevor Mbakwe, Julian Welch & Rodney Williams will be Honored Pregame
Minnesota Defeated the Wildcats Earlier this Season at Williams Arena
The Golden Gophers routed Penn State on Senior Day at Williams Arena.
The Golden Gophers took down Nebraska, 84-65, at Williams Arena.
Michigan defeated Minnesota, 83-75, at Williams Arena.
The Golden Gophers ran past Lafayette at Williams Arena.
The Golden Gophers improved to 11-1 with a 70-57 win over North Dakota State.
Minnesota men's basketball
Minnesota vs. Northwestern - AP Photos
Minnesota vs. Michigan - AP Photos (1/17/13)
No. 13 Minnesota won 75-50
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Scored his 600th career point vs. North Florida (12/01/12)
Grabbed his 100th career rebound against Northwestern (1/22/12)
Dished out his 100th career assist at Iowa (2/1/12)
Shot .438 (46-105) from three-point land in 2011-12, the third-highest single-season percentage in program history.
2012-13 | Senior Season:
Scored a season-high seven points and dished out two assists in 13 minutes off the ench against Florida State (11/27) dished out a team-high four assists and scored six points at USC (12/8) scored eight points off the bench against Michigan (1/17) accounted for all seven of the bench points and grabbed three rebounds at Northwestern (1/23) started and contributed a season-high 10 points and a game-high seven assists on Senior Day against Penn State (3/2).
2011-12 | junior season:
Played 19 minutes and scored seven points in Gopher debut against Bucknell played 17 minutes, scored five points and dished out four assists against Mount St. Mary's (11/21) contributed his first double-figure scoring game as a Gopher against DePaul (11/24) led the Gophers with 17 off the bench in the win over Indiana State (11/25) scored 12 points off the bench against Dayton (11/27) led the Gophers in scoring at the Old Spice Classic at 13.3 ppg made first start as a Gopher against Virginia Tech (11/30); played 32 minutes and scored a team-high 15 points scored a team-high 16 points and dished out a career-high six assists against USC (12/3) scored a team-high 15 points and blocked a career-high two shots against Central Michigan (12/13) played a career-high 45 minutes, finishing with 15 points at Illinois (12/27), his first Big Ten Conference contest scored 11 points and dished out three assists at Michigan (1/1) scored a team-high 14 points and finished with a career-high six steals against Iowa (1/04) finished with 10 points and tied a career-high with seven rebounds against Indiana (1/12) scored 14 points, tied for the team-high with six boards and dished out five assists against Northwestern (1/22) finished the Iowa (2/1) matchup with 12 points, five boards and tied a career-high with six assists scored 10 points and finished a perfect 3-of-3 from 3-point range at Nebraska (2/5) scored 11 points and dished out a career-high nine assists against Ohio State (2/14) finished 5-of-10 from three-point land and scored a team-high 21 points at Northwestern (2/18) scored 10 points and dished out a game-high eight assists against Michigan State (2/22) did not start against Indiana (2/26) and played on 11 minutes due to a hip pointer; finished with three points missed games at Wisconsin (2/28) & Nebraska (3/3) with a hip pointer did not start but played 30 minutes and scored 11 points against Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament (3/8) contributed eight points and three rebounds off the bench against La Salle in the first round of the NIT (3/14) went 4-of-4 from three-point land and finished with 13 points against Miami in the second round of the NIT (3/19) letterwinner.
2010-11 | Sophomore Season (Yuba CC):
Played one season at Yuba Community College (Calif.) led Yuba CC to the Bay Valley Conference Championships named Bay Valley Conference MVP named to the California Junior College First Team All-State team averaged 19.0 points and 5.0 assists per contest.
2009-10 | Freshman Season (UC Davis):
Named Big West Conference Freshman of the Year named First Team Mid-Major All-American averaged 7.8 points in 18.5 minutes per game scored double-figures in 10 games.
2008-09 (UC Davis):
A graduate of Franklin High School named First-Team All-Metro and Delta Valley Conference MVP averaged 25.1 points per game, shooting 45 percent from behind the arc finished career with 1,230 points earned Second-Team All-Metro honors during junior season four-year honor student.
Son of Robbin and Pierce Welch born Feb. 13, 1990 has two siblings enrolled in graduate school (Master of Education - Applied Kinesiology) holds an undergraduate degree in buisness and marketing education.
Northern Illinois Game to Air Live on BTN
Sunday’s men’s basketball game against Northern Illinois will now be televised live on BTN.
Minnesota Downs NJIT, 74-68
Akeem Springs came off the bench to score 19 points and Nate Mason added 18 for Minnesota, which came from behind in the second half and escaped with a 74-68 victory against NJIT.
Preview: Gophers vs. NJIT
The men's basketball team returns to the Barn Tuesday to begin a six-game December homestand.