Impact Player

Daniel Oturu, Gophers

The 6-10 freshman scored 12 of his 19 points in the first half, while recording 12 rebounds and three blocks in 26 minutes. It was Oturu’s second straight game scoring in double figures and fourth straight with at least three blocks.

By The Numbers

21-2 Gophers’ lead to open the game after a 15-0 run.

32-31 Arkansas State outscored Minnesota in the second half after trailing by 17 at halftime.

9-for-12 Oturu at the free-throw line, career highs in both categories.