3 p.m. vs. Air Force • Streamed on BTN Plus, 96.7-FM

U shoots to stay unbeaten

About the Gophers:  They did it with a 12-0 run out of a timeout after falling behind by six with less than The 20th-ranked Gophers beat No. 12 Syracuse 72-68 Thursday night, running their record to 6-0 overall, 5-0 at home.four minutes to go. The Gophers will only have one more road game in the nonconference portion of their schedule, at Boston College. Gopher F Taiye Bello is coming off a 20-point, 18-rebound effort vs. the Orange, one that included 10 offensive rebounds. G Kenisha Bell had 24 points and nine rebounds and C Annalese Lamke had nine points, 13 rebounds and two steals.

About Air Force: The 4-3 Falcons are coming off a victory over Northern Colorado but have struggled at times this season. The Falcons roster includes two Minnesotans — Noelle Tomes (East Ridge High School) and Audrey Gadison (St. Croix Lutheran). Leading the team are G Kaelin Immel (13.8 points per game), G Briana Autrey (12.9) and G Emily Conroe (10.4).

Kent Youngblood