Elliott Eliason, Gophers
The junior center from Chadron, Neb., had 11 points and 17 rebounds, drawing the praise of his new coach. “To see Elliott Eliason get 17 rebounds in 28 minutes of play is phenomenal,” Richard Pitino said. “He’s playing really well.”
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Gophers players to reach double digits in scoring. Transfer Joey King led the way with 20 points.
23.3 Lehigh’s shooting percentage in the first half, when the Mountain Hawks also committed 11 turnovers.
9 Assists for Gophers point guard DeAndre Mathieu, who also had three steals.