Gophers maul Montana, send Grizzlies home empty-handed

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The Gophers sure aren't batting an eyelash at early competition.

After defeating Lehigh Friday, who beat Duke two years ago in the NCAA tournament, Minnesota once again put up a solid effort against a perennial NCAA tourney team, defeating Montana 84-58.

Andre Hollins led all scorers with 24 points, while Deandre Mathieu added 15, and Austin Hollins put up 11 on 4-of-8 from the field to round out the list of Gophers in double figures.

Wally Ellenson, who was held out of Friday's game by Richard Pitino despite being healthy and ready to play, made his season debut, playing sparingly and putting up three points.

Montana, who has made the NCAA tournament out of the Big Sky Conference three of the last four years, was led by Kareem Jamar, who had 18.

The Gophers are in action next against Richmond of the Atlantic 10, a 6 p.m. tap Saturday.

Next Up

Guy Fieri

MN brewpub to make 2nd appearance on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

In other words, Guy Fieri is returning to the Twin Cities.

Screen Shot 2020-06-15 at 7.11.05 AM

St. Cloud teen charged with raping girl in high school bathroom

Police say it happened during a late 2019 basketball game.

Mark_Pavelich

Reports: 'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich found dead at treatment facility

The 63-year-old had been ordered to undergo psychiatric care.

hennepin county government center fencing minneapolis chauvin

Minneapolis, Hennepin County spending $1M on barricades, fencing for Chauvin trial

Minneapolis hopes to be reimbursed for fortification costs by the state if it passes the proposed SAFE Account.

police lights

Police: 3 Minnesotans made fake report to divert SD police away drug investigation

Three people from Detroit Lakes are facing charges, with two of the men involved accused of making a false report of gunmen entering a local business.

Drive-up vaccine

HealthPartners opens drive-up COVID vaccine site

The healthcare provider says it's the first drive-up vaccination site in the state.

derek chauvin

Appeals court: Judge must reconsider third-degree murder charge against Chauvin

The appeals court's recent decision on a different officer-involved shooting case is precedent, it said.

covid-19, vaccine

New data reveals Minnesotans getting COVID vaccines are disproportionately white

The Minnesota Department of Health revealed race and ethnicity vaccine data on Friday.

Related