The Gophers will play Southern California on the road this Saturday, reported the Minnesota Daily.
This will be an important game, not only for the player but also for Coach Smith since if the Gophers beat USC, this would be win No. 500 for Smith's career. "That's a testament to longevity, just being able to stay in the game, a testament to the good players I've had, because I haven't made a shot since 1973," Smith said to the StarTribune.
Smith said they chemistry of this team is one of the best he has ever seen and they are ready for big things, reported the StarTribune.
As of right now Minnesota is ranked 14 in the country with a 9-1 record, reported Minnesota Daily.