Gophers Drop Big Ten Road Opener in Nebraska

Minnesota's Amir Coffey (5) goes to the basket between Nebraska's James Palmer Jr., left, and Duby Okeke (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Photo: (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Minnesota's Amir Coffey (5) goes to the basket between Nebraska's James Palmer Jr., left, and Duby Okeke (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.

December 05, 2017 10:50 PM

The No. 14 Gophers have lost two of their last three games, and dropped their Big Ten road opener, 78-68 at Nebraska.

Glynn Watson Jr. led the Cornhuskers with 29 points, while Nate Mason paced the Gophers with 20 points. The Gophers got only five points from their bench, as depth remains a concern.

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The Gophers are next in action Saturday, at Arkansas.

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