The 21st ranked Gopher men's basketball team lost 67-64 at #2 Ohio State Sunday afternoon.  Minnesota trailed by 10 at halftime and by as many as 18 points in the 2nd half.  The Gophers cut the lead as close as 3 points late.  Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Al Nolen added 11 points for the Gophers.  Minnesota made just 2-14 from 3-point range.  David Lighty led the Buckeyes with 19 points.  The Gophers are 12-4 overall and 1-3 in the Big Ten.  Minnesota will host #10 Purdue at 6pm Thursday, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 5:30.