MINNEAPOLIS — Transfer Liam Robbins had 27 points, nine rebounds and five blocks, Marcus Carr added 15 points and seven assists, and Minnesota cruised to a 90-61 win over Missouri-Kansas City.
Robbins, a 7-foot transfer from Drake, made 7 of 11 from the field and 12 of 14 from the free-throw line. He opened the scoring at Williams Arena with a 3-pointer and the Golden Gophers never trailed.
Sharp shooter Gabe Kalscheur hit a 3 before Isaiah Ihnen made a jumper to give Minnesota a 14-3 lead about 5 minutes into the game.
Demarius Pitts and Brandon McKissic scored 10 points apiece for Kansas City (2-3).