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Minnesota guard Joe Coleman drives on Lafayette guard Joey Ptansinski in the first half Saturday night. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton King)

Joe Coleman's dunks Spark Minnesota win over LaFayette


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After feasting on lesser competition this month, No. 13 Minnesota feels it is ready for the Big Ten season.

Joe Coleman scored 12 points, and No. 13 Minnesota got 42 points from its reserves in a 75-50 rout of Lafayette on Saturday night.

Otto Osenieks added 10 points for the Gophers (12-1), who have won eight straight.

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