After defeating Michigan 7.5-6.5 in match play in Naples, Florida on Feb. 2, the Gophers returned to the Sunshine State to compete in the Moon Golf Invitational at Duran Golf Club in Melbourne, Florida. The Gophers finished in a tie for 12th at the tournament with a combined 884 (+20), which is their best result to par of the season.
The Gophers dominated Indiana Saturday 84-63 in their largest margin of victory this season. Senior Jordan Murphy led the scoring with 23 points.
Minnesota was on track for a win against a team behind it in the Big Ten standings, but a last-second foul and subsequent free throws marked a disappointing end for the Gophers against Nebraska.
During this frigid Minnesota winter, perhaps the coldest place in Minneapolis has been the 3-point line inside Williams Arena.
The men's golf team was back in action for the start of the spring season with Big Ten Match Play. The team finished 1-3 despite some successful individual performances from Angus Flanagan and Evan Long.
Minnesota came out flat Saturday against Michigan State in another blowout loss. The Gophers now have a losing record in conference play amid their push to make it into the NCAA tournament.
Sophomore Isaiah Washington likes to play fast. His abilities came in handy during a Jan. 30 game against Illinois, a team known for stopping their opponents' set-offenses. In his second season, the game is starting to slow down for Washington and he's found a way to make a significant impact on the court.
The Gophers used a second half surge to get revenge against Illinois Wednesday. Minnesota took the game 86-75.