C.J. Fair, Syracuse
The senior power forward abused the thin Gophers frontcourt with 16 points and 10 rebounds, and helped to drive the nail in the coffin by hitting a jumper with 1 minute, 45 seconds to go to start the Orange's finishing drive.
By the numbers
19 Turnovers for the Gophers, by far the worst total of the season for Minnesota.
37.9 Second-half shooting percentage for the Gophers, after connecting on 52.2 percent of their shots in the first half.
6 Points in the final 6:28 from Tyler Ennis, who also had two steals in that stretch.