Minneapolis (AP) — Brandon Johnson He hit all four three-pointers in overtime, and scored 26 points and 9 rebounds, which led to a surge in Minnesota last season, beating Iowa State 1
Marcus Carr Scored 30 points and three assists on 6 3-pointers from 13 points. Liam Robbins Added 18 points and four blocks for the Gophers (8-1, 1-1 Big Ten). They trailed by 7 points with 44 seconds left and led the Hawkeyes 29-15 for the rest of the game.
Luka Garza scored 32 points on 11-of-27 shooting and the Hawkeyes (7-2, 1-1) had 17 rebounds. The latter scored on Gonzaga, who lost for the first time last week. 99 points. CJ Fredrick scored 23 points, and Joe Wieskamp added 14 points and 9 rebounds, but the 55-38 rebounding advantage was not enough for Iowa to overcome 6 feet 8 graduates transfer Johnson’s 3-goal offense
Karl hit the three-pointer with 31 seconds left, giving Minnesota an 81-78 lead.
Joe Toussaint made four more free throw attempts at the last minute of the regular season, but missed two fouls. Then Karl tied the tied three-pointer with 5.7 seconds remaining, causing the Gophers substitute to jump onto the court.
Then, the extra game became Johnson’s glorious moment, starting with his first possession in Minnesota, when he swung a shot from the wing in just 13 seconds. After the Gophers broke the Iowa State News, there were 27 seconds left in overtime to lead 98-91.
If it weren’t for the pandemic that closed the gates and prompted the Big Ten to compare it with the other three games on Christmas TV, then this game will generate one of the most enthusiastic atmospheres of the season in the Williams Arena.
Since 1988, Iowa has not participated in the December 25 holiday. Minnesota has found no record of any organized sports events held by the school on Christmas Day.
Carr participated in Garza, which has 10 preseason all-around top ten teams and scored 15 points in the first half. Before the break, he gave the Gophers the biggest advantage of 35-23 with a 3:22 three-pointer, but Wieskamp (13 three-pointers on the field) was one of his biggest contributions. The three-pointer hit the Hawkeyes last One-half ownership reduces the deficit to five cents.
Earlier in the second half, a pair of three-pointers from Fredrick and Garza was tied 10-0 by the Hawkeyes, leading 45-40. Garza began to devour the rebounding rebounds and turned them into a Jim sent guard, and Iowa seemed to control the rebounds.
In the first half, Garza only scored 5 points on 2 of 11 shots and was surrounded by an extra defensive guard Eric Curry with Sam Freeman When Robbins is in foul trouble, his defense is crucial. Despite this, Garza still easily expanded his winning streak by more than 20 points to 18 consecutive Big Ten games.
Iowa: The Hawkeyes relied on their defense to defeat Purdue 70-55 earlier this week, but it was gone when they needed it most in Minnesota.
Minnesota: This is the start of the meat grinder in the Big Ten timetable. The first eight games with opponents are currently ranked in the top 25 of the Associated Press, which makes Gophers stand the test like a coach Richard Pitino (Richard Pitino) There have been eight seasons. This is just a victory they need to put down their confidence in the next two weeks.