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Recap of Past Weeks + B1G TEN Play Is Here

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Back From Break
Sorry for the delays. We had a long break as the University had finals, in addition to some technical issues that delayed the completion of this article. Let's catch up. Since the last game we covered, the gophers have been hot. With their only non-conference loss coming to a very hot Florida Sate team on the road. Wins over Vanderbilt and New Jersey Institute of Technology bolstered the Gophers' portfolio as Big Ten play neared.

The Start of B1G TEN Play
The Gophers started B1G Ten play against an underperforming, yet incredibly talented and dangerous Michigan State team at home. MSU was without their high-flying playmaker Miles Bridges, and their lack of flash really showed itself early in the game. The Gophers dominated the first half, at one point opening up a 15 point lead. At the end of the first half the Gophers had a 13 point 39-26 lead, and it appeared that they would have little trouble with MSU. However, Tom Izzo's Spartans fought hard early in th…