The Scarlet Knights came to Stadium Village at the top of the Big Ten with a 17-4 record. The Gophers managed to upset Rutgers 60-46 to put another game in the win column.
Single-digit temperatures in Minneapolis did not stop Ohio State from getting hot in the fourth as the Gophers lost to the Buckeyes 65-55.
Despite two double-digit point performances and 18 rebounds from Taiye Bello, Minnesota fell to Purdue for its second-consecutive loss on Thursday.
Minnesota has experienced its ups and downs over the winter break and finished the break with a 63-57 loss to Nebraska. The Gophers take on Purdue on Thursday to get back into the win column.
The Gophers steamrolled Coppin State Wednesday to extend their winning streak to 10.
Destiny Pitts scored 35 points in a win over Boston College
The Gophers weathered a third quarter push from the Falcons to take a 67-50 victory, the team's seventh of the season.
Minnesota continued its undefeated season to this point with an upset-victory over No. 12 Syracuse 72-68 on Thursday night.