The Gophers suffocating defense led to plenty of offense through 20 minutes as they lead the Mountain Hawks 37-18.
The Gophers have held Lehigh to 7-for-30 shooting from the floor -- a measley 23 percent. Minnesota has forced 11 turnovers.
Joey King leads all Gophers scorers with 10. Andre Hollins added nine points.
DeAndre Mathieu created most of the Gophers scoring opportunities. He dished out six assists to go along with two points and two steals.
Minnesota was outrebounded 21-18 in the first half. The Gophers leaders on the glass were Elliott Eliason with six and Austin Hollins with five. Lehigh has totaled nine offensive rebounds.