Gophers gain control in second half to nip Zips

December 16, 2010

By Chris Monter

December 16, 2010

The Minnesota Golden Gophers overcame another slow start as they defeated Akron 66-58 Wednesday at Williams Arena.

Minnesota, who is ranked No. 20 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll, improved to 10-1 with the victory. Akron fell to 4-4.