Men's basketball: Mathieu lifts Gophers over Penn State
By Marcus R. Fuller
St. Paul Pioneer Press
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Richard Pitino was coaching in his first Big Ten road game Wednesday against Penn State, so he didn’t know what to expect.
Neither did Gophers starting point guard DeAndre Mathieu, who was playing in his first Big Ten road game.
The inexperience showed when Mathieu combined with fellow newcomer Malik Smith to shoot 0 for 11 from the field in the first half.
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