Gophers Play Poorly in Loss at Northwestern

Northwestern guard Scottie Lindsey, left, blocks a shot by Minnesota guard Dupree McBrayer during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Rosemont, Ill. Photo: (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Northwestern guard Scottie Lindsey, left, blocks a shot by Minnesota guard Dupree McBrayer during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Rosemont, Ill.

January 10, 2018 10:26 PM

Minus Reggie Lynch (suspension) and Amir Coffey (right shoulder injury), the Gophers are starting to free-fall. They lost Wednesday night at Northwestern, 83-60.

Negatives for the Gophers:

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  • They trailed 43-21 at halftime.
  • Dupree McBrayer and Nate Mason picked up technical fouls.
  • Jordan Murphy's streak of 17 straight double-double games came to an end, and he fouled out.

The Gophers are now 2-3 in the Big Ten, 0-2 without Coffey and Lynch. They host No. 5 Purdue on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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