Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Joe Coleman led 11 Minnesota scorers with 12 points and the No. 13 Golden Gophers concluded their non-conference schedule with a 75-50 thumping of the Lafayette Leopards on Saturday.
In helping Minnesota (12-1) claim its eighth straight win, Coleman connected on 6-of-8 shots from the field, while the Gophers also received 10 points from Oto Osenieks and eight points apiece from Rodney Williams, Maurice Walker and Maverick Ahanmisi.
After winning back-to-back games, the Leopards (5-9) were held to their second-lowest point total of the season with Dan Trist, Seth Hinrichs and Joey Ptasinski combining for 35 points.
Trist led the team with 14 points, while Hinrichs and Ptasinski scored 11 and 10, respectively, in defeat.