Minnesota has no trouble with American, wins 72-36
Published 11/10/2012, Worthington Daily Globe
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Forward Trevor Mbakwe has the potential to be picked in next year’s NBA draft. Yet, he now comes off the bench for Minnesota. There is no doubt that coach Tubby Smith has his deepest team in six years of leading the Gophers. Whether that will translate into long-term success is yet to be determined. However, the season got off to a good start Friday night.Word count: 740
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