Gophers ride fast start to halftime lead over Florida State

Jace Frederick

There was no Maui hangover for the Gophers, at leat in the first half.

Minnesota jumped out to a 23-12 lead 11 minutes into its battle with Florida State. The Gophers are up 33-27 at the half.

Andre Hollins leads the Gophers with 13 points. Eight different Gophers scored in the first half.

Florida State jumped out to a 8-1 advantage on the board, but Mo Walker came in off the bench and collected four rebounds and the Gophers only trail 19-17 in the glass battle at the half.

Minnesota is earning its bread from the perimeter. The Gophers have hit on 5 of 10 from three, where Florida State is just 1 of 6. 

The Gophers have moved the ball well early. Minnesota has assisted on seven of its 10 made field goals.