UTAH AT MINNESOTA
At Williams Arena, Minneapolis.
Tipoff: Monday, 7 p.m. MST.
TV: Big Ten Network.
Radio: 700 AM.
Records: Utah 1-0; Minnesota 1-0.
Series history: Utah leads, 2-1.
Last meeting: Utah 66, Minnesota 54 (2003)
About the Utes: Utah opened the season with a 75-61 win over Maine, after taking a 45-28 halftime lead. … Sedrick Barefield posted 18 points and eight assists, Donnie Tillman added 15 points amid foul trouble and Timmy Allen had six points, six rebounds and six assists. … Utah’s only previous game in Minneapolis was a loss to Kentucky in the Sweet 16 of the 1996 NCAA Tournament, staged at the Metrodome. … The Utes will host Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.
About the Golden Gophers: Racked with injuries in the second half of the season, coach Richard Pitino’s team went 15-17 last year. … Minnesota opened the 2018-19 schedule with a 104-76 defeat of Omaha. Jordan Murphy was among four double-figures scorers with 12 points and 10 rebounds. ... Murphy is one of the Big Ten’s top players, having averaged 16.8 points and 11.3 rebounds last season.