Minnesota Basketball Single-Game Records

SCORING

Points  
  Player (Opponent, Date) Pts
1. Oliver Shannon vs. Wisconsin (3/6/71) 42
  Eric Magdanz at Michigan (3/5/62) 42
3. Andre Hollins vs. Memphis (11/23/12) 41
4. George Kline vs. Iowa (2/25/57) 40
5. Ronald Johnson at Ohio State (1/31/59) 39
6. Archie Clark at Detroit (12/20/65) 38
  George Kline vs. Wisconsin (2/24/58) 38
  Maynard Johnson vs. Colorado (12/17/50) 38
9. Tom Kondla vs. Iowa (2/21/67) 37
  Thomas McGrann at Indiana (1/27/62) 37
  Dick Garmaker at Illinois (1/2/54) 37
12. Kris Humphries at Indiana (2/18/04) 36*
  Quincy Lewis vs. Indiana (1/26/99) 36
  Quincy Lewis vs. Seton Hall (11/24/98) 36
  Willie Burton vs. Northern Iowa (3/18/90)
NCAA 2nd Round
36
  Dennis Shaffer vs. Wisconsin (2/2/74) 36
  Tom Kondla vs. Michigan (2/25/67) 36
  Lou Hudson vs. Purdue (1/4/64) 36
  Jim McIntyre vs. Iowa (1/19/48) 36
20. Willie Burton vs. Georgia Tech (3/25/90)
NCAA Midwest Regional
35
21. Terrance Simmons vs. Michigan State (2/1/01) 34
  Dusty Rychart at Hawai'i-Pacific (11/24/00) 34
  Mychal Thompson vs. Ohio State (1/26/76) 34
  Ray Williams vs. Indiana (1/24/76) 34
  Mychal Thompson at Stanford (12/22/75) 34
  Oliver Shannon vs. Illinois (2/7/70) 34
  Tom Kondla at Northwestern (3/4/67) 34
  Lou Hudson at Ohio (3/5/66) 34
  Archie Clark at Loyola (12/31/65) 34
  Lou Hudson at Wisconsin (2/16/65) 34
  Dick Garmaker vs. Wisconsin (3/6/54) 34
32. Joel Przybilla vs. Indiana (2/9/00) 33
  Mychal Thompson at Nebraska (12/8/76) 33
  Mychal Thompson vs. Wisconsin (2/16/76) 33
  Mychal Thompson vs. Purdue (1/13/76) 33
  Ron Behagen at Ohio State (2/10/73) 33
  Eric Hill at Michigan (2/21/70) 33
  Tom Kondla at Purdue (1/28/67) 33
  Tom Kondla at Kansas State (12/1/66) 33
  Lou Hudson vs. Utah State (12/19/64) 33
  Eric Magdanz vs. Purdue (2/9/63) 33
  Charley Mencel at Indiana (2/8/54) 33
43. Vincent Grier vs. Northwestern (2/9/05) 32
  Vincent Grier vs. Wisconsin (2/5/05) 32
  Kris Humphries at Virginia (12/3/03) 32
  Ben Johnson vs. Furman (11/30/03) 32
  Dusty Rychart vs. TCU (11/25/00) 32
  Voshon Lenard vs. Iowa (2/13/93) 32
  Randy Breuer at Ohio State (3/6/82) 32
  Kevin McHale at Florida State (12/20/79) 32
  Kevin McHale at Wisconsin (2/8/79) 32
  Mychal Thompson at Michigan (2/19/77) 32
  Mychal Thompson vs. Michigan (3/1/76) 32
  Mark Olberding at Michigan State (2/15/75) 32
  Oliver Shannon vs. Loyola (1/26/70) 32
  Tom Kondla vs. Ohio State (2/17/68) 32
  Tom Kondla at Purdue (2/10/68) 32
  Tom Kondla at Illinois (2/27/67) 32
  Tom Kondla vs. Illinois (2/1/67) 32
  Lou Hudson vs. Creighton (12/18/65) 32
  Lou Hudson at Michigan State (2/6/65) 32
  Ron Johnson at Nebraska (12/7/59) 32
  Dick Garmaker vs. Northwestern (1/27/54) 32
  Charley Mencel vs. Ohio State (1/24/53) 32
  Jim McIntyre at Colorado (12/27/47) 32
66. Kerwin Fleming vs. Purdue (3/8/01) 31
  Quincy Lewis at Northwestern (2/27/99) 31
  Willie Burton at Ohio State (3/10/90) 31
  Willie Burton vs. Ohio State (2/1/89) 31
  Randy Breuer vs. Wisconsin (2/9/83) 31
  Randy Breuer vs. Dayton (12/2/81) 31
  Kevin McHale vs. Wisconsin (1/20/79) 31
  Leo Rautins vs. Loyola (12/3/78) 31
  Mychal Thompson at Detroit (12/4/76) 31
  Mychal Thompson vs. SDSU (11/29/75) 31
  Mark Landsberger vs. Michigan (1/20/75) 31
  Clyde Turner at Michigan State (1/22/72) 31
  Oliver Shannon vs. Michigan (3/3/70) 31
  Tom Kondla vs. Michigan (2/24/68) 31
  Tom Kondla vs. Indiana (1/3/68) 31
  Tom Kondla vs. South Dakota (12/2/67) 31
  Archie Clark at Indiana (2/28/66) 31
  Archie Clark at Quaker City Classic (12/27-28/65) 31
  Lou Hudson at Michigan (3/6/65) 31
  Lou Hudson vs. Indiana (2/27/65) 31
  Lou Hudson at Northwestern (2/20/65) 31
  Ron Johnson at Illinois (1/9/60) 31
  George Kline vs. Purdue (1/4/58) 31
  Jim McIntyre vs. Purdue (2/15/47) 31
     
26 players tied with 30 points; most recently Terrance Simmons at Michigan, 2/17/01
* most points in a game by a freshman


Points in a Half  
  Player (Opponent, Date) Pts
1. Eric Magdanz (2nd half vs. Wisconsin, 3/5/62) 30
2. Vincent Grier (2nd half vs. Wisconsin, 1/26/05) 26
  Quincy Lewis (2nd half vs. Indiana, 1/26/99) 26
  Mychal Thompson (2nd half vs. Nebraska (12/8/76) 26
5. Kris Humphries (2nd half at Indiana, 2/18/04) 25
  Oliver Shannon (2nd half vs. Illinois, 2/7/70) 25
     
Most Field Goals Made  
Ron Johnson (at Ohio State, 1/31/59) 18
   
Most Field Goals Attempted  
Oliver Shannon (vs. Wisconsin, 3/6/71) 42
   
Best Field Goal Percentage (min. 12 attempts)
Tommy Davis (at Indiana, 2/11/84, 15 of 16) .938
   
Three-Point Field Goals Made  
  Player (Opponent, Date) 3-FG
1. Blake Hoffarber (vs. Northern Illinois, 12/15/09) 8
2. Blake Hoffarber (vs. Ohio State, 1/9/2010) 7
  Devoe Joseph (at Penn State, 2/14/09) 7
  Lawrence McKenzie (vs. Michigan, 2/21/08) 7
  Terrance Simmons (vs. Michigan State, 2/10/01) 7
     
Three-Point Field Goals Attempts  
Player (Opponent, Date) 3-FG
Blake Hoffarber (vs. North Carolina, 11/19/10) 14
Lawrence McKenzie (at UAB, 12/5/06) 14
   
Three-Point Field Goals Percentage (min 8 attempts)
Player (Opponent, Date) PCT
Devoe Joseph (at Penn State, 2/14/09, 7 of 8) .875
   
Free Throws Made
Larry Mikan (vs. Purdue, 1/25/69) 17
   
Free Throw Attempts
Trevor Mbakwe (vs. Cornell, 12/4/2010) 20
Tony Jaros (vs. Wisconsin, 3/4/46) 20
Larry Mikan (vs. Purdue, 1/25/69) 20
   
Free Throw Percentage (min. 12 attempts)
Ray Williams (at Indiana, 2/21/76, 12 of 12) 1.000
   
Rebounds  
  Player (Opponent, Date) REB
1. Larry Mikan (vs. Michigan, 3/3/70) 28
2. Ron Johnson (vs. North Carolina, 12/21/57) 27
3. Dennis Dvoracek (vs. Wisconsin, 3/7/66) 24
4. Tom Kondla (at Kansas State, 12/1/66) 23
5. Thomas McGrann (vs. Michigan State, 12/30/60) 22
  Jim Brewer (vs. Marquette, 3/18/72) 22
7. Melvin Northway (at Wisconsin, 2/16/65) 21
8. Seven tied with 20; most recently
Richard Coffey (vs. Grambling State, 12/30/87)
 
     
Assists  
  Player (Opponent, Date) AST
1. Arriel McDonald (vs. Wisconsin, 1/12/94) 16
2. Melvin Newbern (at Iowa, 2/24/90) 13
  Arriel McDonald (vs. Iowa, 3/5/94) 13
4. Adam Boone (vs. South Dakota State, 12/23/05) 12
  Arriel McDonald (at Iowa, 2/2/94) 12
  Marc Wilson (vs. West Virginia State, 11/22/85) 12

Assists were first compiled as an official statistic by the Big Ten and the University of Minnesota beginning with the 1974-75 season.

Blocks  
  Player (Opponent, Date) BLK
1. Mychal Thompson (vs. Ohio State, 1/26/76) 12
2. Joel Przybilla (vs. Fresno State, 12/4/98) 10
3. Colton Iverson (vs. Bowling Green, 11/15/08) 9
  Joel Przybilla (vs. UT-Arlington, 11/20/99) 9
  Randy Breuer (vs. Michigan, 3/5/83) 9
6. Joel Przybilla (at Michigan State, 1/13/99) 8
  Mychal Thompson (vs. Purdue, 1/3/76) 8

The University of Minnesota first compiled blocks beginning with the 1976-77 season.

Steals  
  Player (Opponent, Date) STL
1. Melvin Newbern (vs. Rider College, 1/3/90) 9
2. Melvin Newbern (vs. Michigan State, 3/8/89) 8
  Darryl Mitchell (vs. Wisconsin, 1/8/81) 8
4. Vincent Grier (vs. Oral Roberts, 12/31/05) 7
  Kevin Burleson (vs. Bethune Cookman, 12/6/02) 7
  Arriel McDonald (vs. Northwestern, 1/23/93) 7
  Melvin Newbern (at Purdue, 2/23/89) 7
  Melvin Newbern (vs. Ball State, 2/19/87) 7
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