Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • MINN 52.9
    • 35.4 ILL
  • Three Point %

    • MINN 60.0
    • 12.5 ILL
  • Turnovers

    • MINN 15
    • 7 ILL
  • Rebounds

    • MINN 40
    • 37 ILL

Game Information

State Farm Center
Coverage: BTN
  • Champaign, Illinois 61826
  • Line: MINN -1.5
Attendance: 16,618
Capacity: 17,200
Referees: Terry Wymer, Lamont Simpson, Steve McJunkins
1/10/2013 Associated Press

No. 8 Gophers muscle way past No. 12 Illini

No. 8 Minnesota (15-1, 3-0 Big Ten) had 50 second-half points and got 19 or more points from three different players to topple the No. 12 Illini 84-67 and stay undefeated in the Big Ten.


Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Minnesota got all 84 of its points from starters in Wednesday's win over Illinois, tied for most points by a starting five without any bench points in a Division I game this season. Detroit also got all 84 of its points from starters in a win over Green Bay on Jan 5.

  • Minnesota has won three straight games against ranked opponents in a single season for the first time since winning eight straight in the 1996-97 season. The Golden Gophers finished 31-4 that year and reached the Final Four.


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