The Gopher men's basketball team finished the non-conference schedule with a 6-6 record after losing 74-65 to UW-Milwaukee Wednesday night.  Minnesota trailed 37-32 at halftime.  The Gophers took a brief lead in the 2nd half but couldn't hold on.  Carlos Morris led Minnesota with 24 points and Jordan Murphy added 16 points and 10 rebounds.  Jordan Johnson led Milwaukee with 19 points.

The Gophers will open the Big Ten schedule Wednesday December 30 at 6pm, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 5:30.