MINNEAPOLIS -- — Both Gach had 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to help Minnesota beat North Dakota 76-67 on Friday night.
Minnesota took the lead for good at 42-41 with 17:32 left in the game but didn’t pull away until a 9-2 run make it 67-58 on Johnson’s three-point play with 4:26 to go. Gach’s 3-pointer with 45 seconds left iced it for the Gophers at 74-64.
The Fighting Hawks (0-3) jumped to a 22-11 lead and led for most of the first half, but Gach’s 3-pointer to end the scoring in the first half gave Minnesota a 36-35 lead going into the break.
Massner carries Northwestern State over New Orleans 81-73
— Trenton Massner had 21 points as Northwestern State defeated New Orleans 81-73 on Wednesday night.
Providence controls OT, tops Marquette 72-63
— Providence never trailed in overtime, topping Marquette 72-63 on Wednesday night.
Wahl beats first-half buzzer to pad Wisconsin's lead
Tyler Wahl hits the floater as time expires to put Wisconsin up 18 on Maryland.