Minnesota 82, Wofford 70
MINNEAPOLIS (AP)—Kris Humphries had 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead Minnesota past Wofford 82-70 on Sunday, ending the Gophers’ two-game losing streak.
Ben Johnson and Moe Hargrow added 19 points each for Minnesota (7-4), which trailed by three at the half. Howard Wilkerson scored 20 points for Wofford (3-8), which lost its fifth straight. Greg Taylor had 13 points and Tyler Berg added 11.
The Terriers of the Southern Conference were playing the fourth of six consecutive road games.
Trailing 37-34, Minnesota opened the second half with a 16-2 run to take an 11-point lead with 12:41 left. Humphries started the spree with a dunk off Adam Boone’s alley-oop pass. Humphries scored nine points during the run and Johnson had the other seven while Wofford was 0-for-7 from the field.
The Terriers’ Jeff Tarr hit a short jumper with 12:25 remaining, but the Gophers went on another run to extend their lead to 56-43 with 10:50 left. Wofford came no closer than seven points the rest of the way.
Humphries, a freshman, has had at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in seven of his first 12 games as a Gopher.