Gopher Men In East Lansing 11 Jan 14

 The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will have its hands full for a Saturday matinee game at Michigan State.  The No. 4 Spartans are 14-and-1 overall and 3-and-0 in the Big Ten.  The Gophers are 12-and-3 overall and 2-and-1 in the Big Ten.  The point difference in each of Minnesota’s three conference games have been decided by three points.  The Gophers lost to Michigan by three points at home, beat Purdue by three at home, and beat Penn State by three on the road.  Today’s game tips off at 1:15 p.m.