Boxscore
Minnesota 87, North Florida 59
Saturday, December 1, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - Terry Oglesby, Lamont Simpson, James Schipper
Attendance - 10173

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
North Florida 27 32 59
Minnesota 37 50 87

Recap


Minnesota 87, North Florida 59: Rodney Williams Jr. scored a team-high 14 points as the host Gophers erased an early lead to breeze past the Ospreys.

Austin Hollins had 12 points and four of a season-best 13 blocks for Minnesota (8-1), which missed its first 12 3-point attempts. Maverick Ahanmisi connected from beyond the arc with 1:43 remaining in the second half.

Parker Smith had a game-high 22 points and Travis Wallace went 7-for-10 from the floor to finish with 17 points for North Florida (3-5).

After Wallace scored 10 quick points to give the Ospreys a 20-13 lead, Trevor Mbakwe netted nine of his 11 first-half points during a 22-7 run to give Minnesota a lead it would not relinquish.

Joe Coleman added 11 points for the Golden Gophers, who have won four in a row.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Minnesota F Andre Ingram missed the contest due to a death in the family...The 87 points were a season high for the Golden Gophers. ... North Florida began a stretch of five straight road contests on Saturday. The Ospreys won't play in front of their home crowd until a date with Lipscomb on Dec. 31.

North Florida Osprey

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Travis Wallace 28:00 7-10 0-0 3-4 3 3 6 1 3 0 3 0 17
Beau Beech 20:00 2-6 1-4 2-4 1 2 3 3 5 3 2 0 7
Parker Smith 33:00 6-19 3-11 7-7 0 3 3 1 3 0 5 0 22
David Jeune 26:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 3 2 5 1 4 2 2 1 2
Will Wilson 29:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 0 4 4 6 0 1 3 0 0
Charles McRoy 24:00 2-5 2-3 0-0 2 2 4 1 3 0 2 0 6
BaeBae Daniels 17:00 2-6 1-1 0-0 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 5
Cameron Naylor 12:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0
Ray Rodriguez 11:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-57 7-24 12-15 12 18 30 14 21 6 22 1 59
  35.1% 29.2% 80.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 22

Minnesota Golden Gophers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andre Hollins 26:00 2-6 0-3 1-1 0 3 3 1 1 3 2 0 5
Elliott Eliason 16:00 2-3 0-0 2-2 2 2 4 0 4 3 1 2 6
Rodney Williams 29:00 6-14 0-2 2-4 6 2 8 4 0 0 3 2 14
Joe Coleman 24:00 5-12 0-0 1-1 2 2 4 4 2 1 1 2 11
Austin Hollins 27:00 5-14 0-2 2-2 5 1 6 2 0 2 1 4 12
Trevor Mbakwe 11:00 4-5 0-0 3-5 4 2 6 1 1 2 1 3 11
Oto Osenieks 16:00 2-5 0-2 5-5 1 4 5 1 2 2 1 0 9
Julian Welch 16:00 1-4 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 3
Maurice Walker 17:00 4-6 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 9
Maverick Ahanmisi 14:00 2-4 1-3 2-2 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 7
Chris Halvorsen 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Kendal Shell 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 33-73 1-13 20-26 21 21 42 18 13 15 13 13 87
  45.2% 7.7% 76.9% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 13