GAME RECAP

 

Impact player

Derrick Walton, Jr.

The junior point guard tied a career-high in points (26) after knocking down five of six three-point shots in the first half and sinking three of four free throws down the stretch to help seal the win.

 

By the NUMBERS

7 league games Minnesota has lost by eight points or fewer

4 games the Gophers have shot worse than 23 percent from three-point range

14 three-pointers for Michigan, which led by as much as 19

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