Minnesota Golden Gophers NCAA TOURNAMENT

March 16, 1995

Seed: No. 8

Record: 19-11

Conference: Big Ten (10-8, tied for 5th)

Last NCAA appearance: 1994, beat Southern Illinois, 74-60; lost to Louisville, 60-55

NCAA history: 8-5

Rank: Unranked

Highest rank: 11

Players to watch

Voshon Lenard

Position: Guard

Height: 6-4

Weight: 200

Strengths: An outstanding but sometimes erratic shooter, Lenard is the first Gopher ever to score 2,000 points. He leads the school in all three-point shooting categories.

Townsend Orr

Position: Guard

Height: 6-1

Weight: 175

Strengths: The triggerman on defense, Orr is the floor leader and most consistent player. Ranks second in school history in assists and three-pointers, third in steals.

Coach's file

Clem Haskins

Minnesota record: 151-123 in nine seasons

Career record: 252-196

NCAA tournament record: 7-5

Highlights: Took Western Kentucky to two NCAA tournaments in six years, and has taken Minnesota four times in nine.

On playing St. Louis: "We face a very good ballclub. They're a great perimeter team, they're well coached. Spoonhour is an excellent coach. He's won a lot of games and they're in an excellent conference, so we have our work cut out for us."

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS

Date .. .. .. .Opponent .. .. .. .. ..Score .. .. ..W-L

Nov. 24 .. .. .Arizona* .. .. .. .. ..W 72-72 .. ...1-0

Nov. 25 .. .. .Villanova* .. .. .. ...W 85-64 .. ...2-0

Nov. 26 .. .. .BYU* .. .. .. .. .. ...W 79-74 .. ...3-0

Dec. 1 .. .. ..Sacramento State .. ...W 102-84 .. ..4-0

Dec. 11 .. .. .Cent. Connecticut .. ..W 92-56 .. ...5-0

Dec. 13 .. ....Cincinnati .. .. .. ...L 91-88,OT ...5-1

Dec. 17 .. ....at California .. .. ...L 82-75 .. ...5-2

Dec. 21 .. .. .Texas Southern .. .. ..L 71-50 .. ...5-3

Dec. 23 .. .. .San Jose State .. .. ..W 115-68 .. ..6-3

Dec. 28 .. .. .at James Madison .. ...W 74-68 .. ...7-3

Dec. 31 .. .. .Middle Tennessee St. ..W 98-57 .. ...8-3

Jan. 4 .. .. ..Penn State .. .. .. ...W 69-67 .. ...9-3

Jan. 7 .. .. ..at Purdue .. .. .. .. .L 68-60 .. ...9-4

Jan. 11 .. .. .Northwestern .. .. .. .W 105-74 .. .10-4

Jan. 14 .. .. .at Wisconsin .. .. .. .L 74-67 .. ..10-5

Jan. 18 .. .. .Ohio State .. .. .. ...W 81-61 .. ..11-5

Jan. 21 .. .. .Illinois .. .. .. .. ..W 77-66 .. ..12-5

Jan. 25 .. .. .at Michigan State .. ..L 54-53 .. ..12-6

Jan. 28 .. .. .at Iowa .. .. .. .. ...W 55-54 .. ..13-6

Feb. 4 .. .. ..Michigan .. .. .. .. ..W 80-58 .. ..14-6

Feb. 8 .. .. ..at Indiana .. .. .. ...W 64-54 .. ..15-6

Feb. 15 .. .. .Iowa .. .. .. .. .. ...L 74-70 .. ..15-7

Feb. 18 .. .. .Michigan State .. .. ..W 66-57 .. ..16-7

Feb. 22 .. .. .at Illinois .. .. .. ..L 94-88, OT .16-8

Feb. 25 .. .. .at Ohio State .. .. ...L 73-65 .. ..16-9

Feb. 28 .. .. .Wisconsin .. .. .. .. .W 78-70 .. ..17-9

Mar. 4 .. .. ..at Northwestern .. .. .W 82-70 .. ..18-9

Mar. 9 .. .. ..Purdue .. .. .. .. .. .L 72-59 .. .18-10

Mar. 11 .. .. .at Penn State .. .. ...L 69-60 .. .18-11

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