PLAYER OF THE GAME
Rodney Williams, Gophers
He finished with a team-high 15 points, despite playing most of the second half with a bandage over one eye. He also had seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.
BY THE NUMBERS
20 The Gophers might have had their sloppy moments with 17 turnovers, but they forced 20 by Tennessee State.
46-37 The Gophers' rebounding advantage, after struggling down low early on against the Tigers' size.
6 Gophers three-pointers, all in the first half.