Minnesota falls to Ohio State Buckeyes
Maurice Walker scores a career-high 22 points in the victory.
Austin Hollins scored a career-high 32 points to lead Minnesota
Gophers host Southern Miss on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Minnesota beat North Dakota at Williams Arena on Monday night.
The final episode of Raise the Barn takes you on Minnesota's ride through the NIT run.
Minnesota defeated SMU to win the 2014 NIT in New York City.
Minnesota defeated Southern Miss to advance to the NIT Semifinals in New York.
Minnesota defeated Saint Mary's at Williams Arena to advance in the NIT.
Big Ten Tournament on March 12, 2015
Big Ten Tournament on March 11, 2015
USATSI photos of men's basketball vs. Penn State -- 3/8/15
Gophers Fall to No. 5 Wisconsin, 63-53
Minnesota vs. Purdue (USATSI)
2014-15 | Senior Season:
All-Big Ten honorable mention selection by the media · Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 15) · appeared in every game, starting all but two · led the team in rebounds (220) and blocks (44), ranking sixth and 11th in those categories among B1G players, respectively · shot .576 from the field, ranking second in the conference and was the team's second leading scorers (11.8 ppg) · registered four double-doubles and 20 double-digit scoring games, including three 20-point games · started and recorded 10 points, four rebounds, two steals and an assist vs. Louisville (11/14) · led the team with 14 points, and added three steals and two rebounds vs. Western Kentucky (11/18) · scored eight points and six rebounds with a steal in 10 minutes vs. Franklin Pierce (11/20) · scored 15 points, recorded career-high five blocks, and added five rebounds, one steal and an assist vs. UMBC (11/22) · posted six points, six rebounds, one block and one steal at St. John's (11/26) · recorded seven points, six rebounds, two blocks and an assist vs. Georgia (11/28) · posted 10 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and an assist at Wake Forest (12/2) · contributed nine points, four rebounds, two blocks and two steals vs. WCU (12/5) · scored career-high 22 points with seven rebounds, three blocks and a steal vs. North Dakota (12/8) · posted 11 points, six rebounds, two blocks and two steals vs. Southern (12/10) · scored 15 points, six rebounds, two blocks and a steal vs. Seattle (12/19). · contributed 11 points, seven rebounds, three steals, a block and an assist vs. Furman (12/22) · scored 17 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. UNCW (12/27) · posted 13 points, seven rebounds, three steals and an assist at Purdue (12/31) · recorded first career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds, along with three blocks and two steals at Maryland (1/3) · led the team with 18 points, nine rebounds and two blocks, adding a steal vs. Ohio State (1/6) · scored 10 rebounds, five points, two assists and a block at Michigan (1/10) · scored nine points, seven rebounds, two steals and two assists vs. Iowa (1/13) · recorded 16 points, nine rebounds, career-high four steals and one assist vs. Rutgers (1/17) · scored four points and four rebounds with an assist at Nebraska (1/20) · posted double-double of career-high 13 rebounds and 12 points, with three steals and an assist vs. Illinois (1/24) · recorded nine points, four rebounds and a block at Penn State (1/28) · led all players with 19 points, eight rebounds and three steals, adding two blocks and an assist in win over Nebraska (1/31) · scored 11 points, five rebounds, three steals, two blocks and an assist in win over Purdue (2/7) · recorded seven points, three rebounds, two blocks and two steals in win at Iowa (2/12) · posted 12 points, three steals, two blocks and one rebound at Indiana (2/15) · scored six points, five rebounds, one assist and a steal vs. Northwestern (2/18) · recorded nine rebounds, eight points, two blocks and a steal at Wisconsin (2/21) · scored 15 points and eight rebounds in win at Michigan State (2/26) · pulled down game-high 11 rebounds with seven points and a block vs. Wisconsin (3/5) · posted third career double-double with career-high 26 points and 11 rebounds, adding two assists, one block and a steal vs. Penn State (3/8) · contributed fourth career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, adding two blocks and an assist vs. Rutgers (3/11 - BTT) · scored nine points, four rebounds and two blocks vs. Ohio State (3/12 - BTT).
2013-14 | Junior Season:
Played in 32 games with three starts · finished second in blocks (30), third in rebounding (143), and fourth in scoring (7.8 ppg) among teammates, all more than double previous single-season career highs · missed the team's first six contests due to a violation of university policy · played 11 minutes and scored one point in his season debut against Arkansas (11/26) · tied a then career-high with 10 points, grabbed a career-high seven rebounds and tied a career high with two blocks against Chaminade (11/27) · started and scored a career-high 11 points while grabbing a career-high eight rebounds against New Orleans (12/7) · chipped in six points, five rebounds and career-high three blocks with a steal against TAMUCC (12/28) · scored five points with two rebounds and a steal in win over Ohio State (1/16) · scored six points with five rebounds and a block at Iowa (1/19) · scored career highs of 18 points and nine rebounds with one block and an assist vs. Wisconsin (1/22) · scored eight points, five rebounds and a block at Nebraska (1/26) · posted 14 points, four rebounds, two blocks and two assists vs. Northwestern (2/1) · scored 17 points, six rebounds, two steals and a block at Purdue (2/5) · recorded 14 points, eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block vs. Indiana (2/8) · scored eight points, six rebounds, career-high three blocks and an assist at Northwestern (2/16) · scored 10 points with three rebounds, two blocks, two steals and an assist vs. Illinois (2/18) · scored eight points, six rebounds, one steal, one block and an assist vs. Iowa (2/25) · scored 16 points, four rebounds, three assists, one steal and a block vs. Penn State (3/9) · scored eight points, six rebounds, one steal and a block vs. Penn State (3/13 - BTT) · chipped in seven points and seven rebounds vs. Wisconsin (3/14 - BTT) · scored 13 points, four rebounds, two assists, one block and a steal vs. High Point (3/18 - NIT) · posted 12 points, nine rebounds, four assists, three blocks, and three steals vs. Southern Miss (3/25 - NIT) · scored nine points, six rebounds and an assist vs. Florida State (4/1 - NIT) · pulled down seven rebounds and added three points, two blocks, a steal and one assist vs. SMU (4/3 - NIT).
2012-13 | Sophomore Season:
Played nine minutes off the bench and scored four points in his first game since Dec. 23, 2010 · tied a career-high with six rebounds off the bench against Toledo (11/12) · scored seven points and tied a career high with six rebounds against Tennessee State (11/15) · played a career-high 17 minutes and finished with nine points and three assists against North Florida (12/01) · scored eight points in 11 minutes off the bench against Lafayette (12/22) · scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench at Ohio State (2/20) · contributed four points and seven rebounds in eight minutes against UCLA in the NCAA Second Round (3/22).
Recovering from knee surgery · redshirted.
2010-11 | Freshman Season:
Played seven minutes in collegiate debut against Wofford (11/12) · scored his first collegiate points against North Carolina in Puerto Rico (11/19) · averaged 2.3 ppg and 2.7 rpg in 9.3 mpg at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off · scored six points on his first two collegiate three-pointers and grabbed six rebounds against North Dakota State (11/24) · established career-highs of 10 points, four assists and 15 minutes played at St. Joseph's (12/8) · left the game against South Dakota State (12/23) with an injured right knee · missed the remainder of the season with a torn posterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his right knee · underwent successful surgery on Jan. 11 · letterwinner.
A three-time member of the Canadian Junior National Team · a two-time member of the Canadian Nike Global Team · led his team to the finals of the 2009 Nike Global Challenge with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
A graduate of Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. · averaged 12.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game as a senior · helped lead the Bobcats to a 35-5 record and championships in both the Class A New England Prep School Athletic Council and the National Prep School Invitational.
Born November 21, 1991 · sport management major · son of Craig Walker and Marie Clarke Walker · has an older brother Ryan · full name is Sean Maurice Walker.
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