The sophomore made his first career start and responded with several career highs in the win over Oral Roberts.
Mason, Hurt and Coffey all participating in national-level events this month.
The Gophers hit the road to face the Nittany Lions in Big Ten action.
Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Northwestern - Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
12.23.17 Men's Basketball vs Florida Atlantic
Photos from Minnesota men's basketball vs. Florida Atlantic, Saturday. Dec. 23, 2017
12.21.17 Men's Basketball vs Oral Roberts
2016-17 | Freshman Season:
Saw action in 26 games • made Gopher debut with two points, one rebound and an assist vs. UL-Lafayette (11/11) • played 12 minutes against Mount St. Mary's (11/16) • scored two points against St. John's (11/18) • recorded one steal and an assist vs. Arkansas (11/22) • scored seven points, including first collegiate 3-pointer, with a rebound vs. Georgia Southern (12/9) • posted two rebounds and two assists vs. Northern Illinois (12/11) • scored two points and added three rebounds vs. LIU Brooklyn (12/14) • scored two points with a rebound vs. Arkansas State (12/23) • connected from behind the arc in his lone attempt, adding a rebound at Northwestern (1/5) • tallied first career block vs. Ohio State (1/8) • posted threee rebounds and two assists vs. Nebraska (3/2) • swiped a steal vs. Michigan State (3/10 - BTT) • grabbed a rebound against MTSU (3/16 - NCAA).
Finished as the Minnesota Mr. Basketball runner-up his senior season to Gophers teammate Amir Coffey • earned All-Big 9 Conference First team honors his sophomore, junior and senior years and was named first team All-State in 2016 • averaged 19.1 points, 9.2 rebounds and 7.9 assists per game during senior season in which he finished as the Rockets’ all-time leading scorer • helped lead team to two conference titles (2015, 2016) • was rated a three-star and top-150 prospect • led the team his junior year averaging 20.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game • completed high school career as four-year letterwinner with record of 91-24 • graduated with a 4.0 grade point average and earned honors diploma • member of National Honor Society.
Parents are Jennifer and Richard Hurt Jr. • has two siblings, brother Matthew and sister Katie • lists watching movies and collecting shoes as hobbies • major is undecided.
Preview: Gophers at Maryland
1/17/2018 - M. Basketball
Minnesota continues its road trip on Thursday night against the Terrapins on national television.
Minnesota Gets B1G Road Win Over Penn State, 95-84
1/15/2018 - M. Basketball
Dupree McBrayer scored 14 of a career-high 24 points in the second half and overtime and Minnesota beat Penn State 95-84 on Monday night.
Lights Out: Williams Goes Dark for Intros
1/14/2018 - M. Basketball
For the first time in 90 years, Williams Arena went lights out for introductions during Saturday's Gopher men's basketball game.