Impact player

Shep Gamer

The 6-1 guard scored 20 points, added six assists and was a big part of keying two big Penn State comebacks. He knocked down back-to-back threes to shrink PSU's deficit to two with 14:26 left and sank the three that gave Penn State its final lead.

by the numbers

17 Turnovers for Minnesota, tying a season-high.

10 Total points from dynamic freshmen Jordan Murphy and Kevin Dorsey while the two seniors, Joey King and Carlos Morris, totaled 34.

1 Number of baskets by the Gophers in the final 6:06.