The Gopher men's basketball team defeated DePaul 86-85 Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Florida.  Trevor Mbakwe had 16 points and 12 rebounds and Rodney Williams chipped in 18 points for Minnesota.  The Gophers shot 51 percent from the field and outrebounded the Deamon Deacons 37-24.

Minnesota will play Indiana State at 11am today in Orlando in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic.