The Michigan State Spartans destroyed the Gopher men's basketball team 87-57 Tuesday night at Williams Arena. The loss is the Gophers' eighth straight and drops the team to 14-14 on the season.

The Gophers trailed by 18 at the half and never recovered. Freshman guard Isaiah Washington led Minnesota with 18 points in the loss.

The Gophers will play at Wisconsin on Monday night.