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  • With 10:25 left in the first half, junior Lawrence McKenzie broke a 1,000 career points with a 3-pointer to put Minnesota up 12-7.

  • Walk-on sophomore Jamal Abu-Shamala is averaging 19.5 points on 11-of-18 from the field, 8-of-12 from three-point range vs. Michigan this season.

  • Minneapolis native Dan Coleman ranks second in the conference with an average of 4.75 rebounds per game.

  • The #10 Gophers defeated #8 Wolverines in last year's Big Ten tournament first round, 59-55.

  • Sophomore Brandon Smith and McKenzie were high school teammates at Minneapolis Henry High School.

  • Centers Spencer Tollackson and Jon Williams hold unique majors on the Minnesota team. Tollackson is a theater major while sophomore Williams is an American Indian Studies major.

  • While the Gophers have no seniors on its roster, juniors Coleman, McKenzie and Tollackson have led the team this year.