Gophers go to 4-0 20 Nov 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 14 Minnesota cruised past Western Carolina 92-64 on Sunday. Five Gophers scored in double figures, and coach Richard Pitino leaned heavily on his bench as Minnesota played the first of a four-game stretch this week. Amir Coffey had 15 points, Dupree McBrayer scored 14, Nate Mason had 13 and Isaiah Washington scored 10. Murphy posted his fourth straight double-double to start the season.