Just think, if not to Wisconsins triumph on a Minneapolis gridiron last weekend, we just might have gotten to watch Clemson and Minnesota proceed at it. For now, we will need to be satisfied with the Tigers and also Golden Gophers meeting Monday night.
Among two matches at the interconference showdown on Mondays slate, Minnesota and Clemson accompany Miami-Illinois on The Deuce, and the Golden Gophers were opened by BetOnline . Neither side is what you would call up-tempo, and will play into some 1291/2-stage total.
The Tigers hit the floor for the first time since falling to Colorado last Tuesday at the championship game of the MGM Resorts Main Event in Las Vegas. That followed an incredible comeback to beat TCU in overtime, signaling their second loss after opening to Virginia Tech in a rare summit season opener with a setback.
Brad Brownells negative was doing a excellent enough job shooting the three (35.1 %) and shielding the ball (12.1 TO), but might be without Chase Hunter on Monday. Listed as funny, the freshman missed the loss and was coping with a foot injury.
The troops of richard Pitino may also be minus a contributor with guard Payton Willis. The Vanderbilt transfer is third on the team averaging nearly 13 PPG, but abandoned the game with a leg injury.
That contest was a loss in the home to DePaul, the Golden Gophers -4 about the NCAA basketball probability board and trailing much of the match in a 73-68 final. Minnesota missed 11 free throws and reach less than 25 percent from 3-point scope to cancel out Daniel Oturos fourth largest double-double (19/18).
Minnesota owns a 5-2 edge all time against Clemson, and the teams have split their own ACC-Big Ten Challenge meetings. The two of those happened in Minnesota winning as little home chalk in 2015, the Tigers and Minneapolis. Both matchups went beyond the totals.
Clemson possesses an record in the interconference occasion, but fell last time at home. The Golden Gophers are 9-10 with declines in the challenge, their last win in case coming in the Tigers expense in 2015.
My free college basketball selections have been stuck at a win one, lose one sanity since a wonderful spurt a few weeks back, andunder plays have been pulling me down. Neither side is that talented offensively, but lets play with itover .
Totally free NCAAB Select: More than 1291/2 (-110) in BetOnline
Willies NCAAB season picks album: 14-13 (+0.45 units)
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