High ball screen gives Gophers fits 

January, 1, 2012
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The scouting reports are out: If teams want to stick with the No. 16 Michigan basketball team, they need to take away the outside shots and contain players such as sophomores Tim Hardaway Jr. and Evan Smotrycz.

And Minnesota did just that, but it still wasn’t enough as the Wolverines scratched out a 61-56 win.

But for the first half, the Gophers held the Wolverines to one of their worst shooting performances of the season -- 23 points on 28-percent shooting. Only once has Michigan shot worse in the first half, and that was in the season opener against Ferris State a month and a half ago.

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