Gopher Basketball News 28 Feb 13

The Golden Gopher women’s basketball teams hosts Penn State tonight at Williams Arena. Minnesota is 16-and-12 overall and 5-and-9 in the Big Ten. The Gophers lost a Sunday game at home to Purdue 75-63. Penn State enters tonight’s game with a 23-and-3 overall mark and a 13-and-1 league record. Tipoff tonight is 8 p.m.

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team was given the day off yesterday, a day after knocking off the number-one team in the nation. The Gophers beat Indiana 77-73 on Tuesday at the Barn. The Gophers will be back on the practice floor today, getting ready for Saturday’s regular season home finale against Penn State. The Nittany Lions pulled off a stunning upset last night, beating Michigan 84-78 in Happy Valley. Penn State had not won a Big Ten Conference game until last night’s victory. Saturday’s game is senior day for the Gophers and tips off at 2 p.m. at Williams Arena.