Nate Mason, Gophers
The junior guard had 18 of his 31 points after halftime, shooting 11-for-18 from the field and 7-for-10 from the foul line. He recorded 11 assists to onlyb one turnover in 38 minutes.
BY THE NUMBERS
13 Years since a Gophers player scored at least 31 points in a Big Ten orad game; Kris Humphries had had 36 points at Indiana in 2003-04.
31-3 Purdue’s record the past three seasons at Mackey Arena. The Gophers joined Iowa and Villanova as teams to beat the Boilermakers there since 2014.