Gopher Men Win NIT Opener 19 Mar 14

 Maverick Ahanmisi scored a game-high 21 points off the bench as Minnesota beat High Point 88-81 in the opening round of the NIT at Williams Arena.  Joey King chipped in with 14 points and seven rebounds for the top-seeded Golden Gophers, who will face fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s-California in round two.