Mike Reilly tallied his seventh goal and 11th point of the season - both lead all Big Ten defensemen - for the eventual game winner.
The two Big Ten teams battled to an official 2-2 overtime tie before the Spartans prevailed 1-0 in a shootout for the bonus league point.
Minnesota-Minnesota State Quotes
Senior Michael Shibrowski posted a 25-save shutout to lead the No. 1 Gophers to a sweep of Minnesota State
The top-ranked Gophers host Minnesota State this weekend for a pair of nonconference games at Mariucci Arena.
Minnesota scored four first-period goals in a 6-1 win over Boston College.
High School/Juniors: Scored 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) in 15 games as a senior at Grand Rapids High School in Minnesota was a finalist for Minnesota Mr. Hockey in 2013 and was honored as the winner of the Reed Larson Award, given annually to the top senior boys high school hockey defenseman in Minnesota led Grand Rapids defensemen and finished third on the team with 37 points (11 goals, 26 assists) in 21 games in 2011-12 also scored 25 points (five goals, 20 assists in 24 games during the 2010-11 season for Grand Rapids also spent parts of the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL tallied a total of 22 games with the Lancers.
Personal:Born July, 25, 1994 son of Grant and Tammi Bischoff has six siblings, Jordan, Jonah, Blake, Ty, Jazzy and Jered drafted 185th overall in the seventh round of the NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders father, Grant, played forward for the Gophers from 1988-91 and collected 161 points (80 goals, 81 assists in 180 games.