Gopher Basketball Captures Consolation Title
The Gopher men’s basketball team won 66-63 over Stanford in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament consolation championship Saturday afternoon. The game was tied at halftime and Minnesota broke the 63-all tie with a Andre Hollins free throw and then knocked down 2 more with 0.4 seconds left to seal the win. Trevor Mbakwe led the Gophers with 19 points and 12 rebounds off the bench.
Rodney Williams added 12 points and Joe Coleman chipped in 11. Minnesota improves to 6-1 and will play at Florida State at 6:15 Tuesday night as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 5:45.