The 21st ranked Gopher men's basketball team defeated Florida State 77-68 Tuesday night to improve to 7-1.  Minnesota never trailed and led by as many as 21 in the 2nd half.  Joe Coleman led the Gophers with 16 points, Rodney Williams added 14 points, Austin Hollins had 13 points and Andre Hollins chipped in 12.

Minnesota shot 47 percent from the field while Florida State shot 38 percent.  The Gophers will host North Florida at 1pm Saturday, pregame on WJON at 12:30.