Gophers escape Fairfield, 67-57

The Gopher men's basketball team is off to a 3-0 start after Thursday night's 67-57 win over Fairfield University. Trevor Mbakwe recorded his third straight double-double to start the season, and sixth straight dating back to last season. He finished with 20-points and ten rebounds.
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The Gopher men's basketball team is off to a 3-0 start after Thursday night's 67-57 win over Fairfield University. Trevor Mbakwe recorded his third straight double-double to start the season, and sixth straight dating back to last season. He finished with 20-points and ten rebounds.

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