Jordan Murphy leads Gophers to streak snapping victory

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Chicago State 52

Minnesota Gophers 70

The Gophers men's basketball team snapped their three game losing streak with a 70-52 victory over Chicago State.

1. Big first half run

Minnesota changed the momentum with a 17-2 run to close the first half. The run began with a couple of big three-pointers from Charles Buggs.

2. Murphy posts double-double

Gophers freshman Jordan Murphy continues to impress. After posting back-to-back doubles earlier in the month, Murphy was back at it again on Tuesday night.

He finished with 12 points and 18 boards for another double-double – seven of those rebounds were offensive.

3. Buggs puts together impressive night

Buggs put together an impressive night for the Gophers. He finished with 14 points and scored in a variety of ways. Buggs hit a pair of big three's in the first half, then put up a spectacular looking dunk in the second.

Tweet of the Night:

Nothing like a game of mascot vs. Storm Trooper basketball at half time.

Up Next:

The Gophers (6-5) are back on the floor next Wednesday against Milwaukee.

Next Up

northfield community education center

Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

state hockey tournament, mshsl

MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.

hydrocodon-DEA

Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

los ocampos

Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

covid-19, coronavirus

Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

Jenna Fish

Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

Plainview

More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

radio station, microphone

MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.

coronavirus, COVID-19 test

Dec. 3 COVID-19 update: 92 deaths marks MN's 2nd-highest total

The deaths continue to surge amid the worst of the pandemic so far.

mohamed amin bayle idd booking photo

2 men charged in connection to fatal shooting at Bloomington apartment complex

Shakur Freed Muhammed, 22, of Hopkins, was fatally shot Monday morning.

Screen Shot 2020-12-03 at 9.11.36 AM

Hewing Hotel finds workaround to shutdown, delivering 7-course meal to rooms

The hotel will convert guest rooms into dining rooms for three-hour reservations.

Related