Joey King, Gophers
For the second game in a row, the senior forward led the way, this time scoring 20 points. King helped to ignite a big rally late in the game, responding to a Louisiana Monroe comeback with eight points in the final 6½ minutes.
BY THE NUMBERS
18-6 Louisiana Monroe's run to take a 51-50 lead with 6:44 to play.
11-0 The Gophers' immediate response, holding the Warhawks scoreless for the next four minutes.
42 Points scored by King in the first two games of the season, the biggest two-game total of his career.
.136 The Gophers' three-point shooting percentage (3-for-22).
MORE FROM THE BARN
See a photo gallery from Sunday's game and read Amelia Rayno's postgame blog at startribune.com/gophers.