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MINNEAPOLIS -- Much is expected from Minnesotas Jordan Murphy this year. Cheap Jordan 6 From China .After struggles in the teams first two games, he was dominant Wednesday night.The sophomore scored 18 points and added 12 rebounds and the Gophers pulled away to beat Mount St. Marys 80-56.The Gophers, 3-0 for the first time in three years, also got 13 points each from Dupree McBrayer and Nate Mason.Minnesota, which shot 57.4 percent, also had a 46-25 rebounding edge.There was a lot of good, said Gophers coach Richard Pitino. Our post offense was really good; our passing out of the post was really good.A member of the Big 10 All-Freshman team last year, Murphy totaled 17 points on 5 of 17 shooting in wins over Louisiana-Lafayette and Texas-Arlington.Every time you step on the court its a new chance to see where youre at skill-wise . and just see how you can impact the game, said Murphy, who was 8 of 9 from the field.Sometimes he lets certain things zap his energy, whether hes confused by something or whatever, Pitino said. We just talked about playing through that is the most important thing.Junior Robinson scored 16 points to lead Mount St. Marys (0-3), which fell to 0-18 all-time against Big Ten teams. Elijah Long had 11 points and 5 rebounds.The Mountaineers were 7 of 27 on 3-pointers.This is the game where you got to make 14 to 15 threes. We are more than capable of doing that, but we are just coming up short right now and not having enough guys stepping in and knocking them down, said coach Jamion Christian.With Minnesota up 49-42, Murphy scored on a dunk, blocked a 3-pointer by Will Miller and scored on another dunk 5 seconds later. After a media timeout, he scored on a putback for a 13-point lead with 11:10 to play.Back-to-back 3-pointers by Akeem Springs pushed the lead to 19. He and Amir Coffey each finished with 10 points.We dont look at individually how we do, Mason said. Were just looking for the win.FREE THROW CONCERNSMinnesota was 14 of 23 from the free-throw line after shooting 72.2 percent in its first two games.Its early in the season I think feeling comfortable up there, Pitino said. Just got to be confident, stick to the routine.NOT GETTING TURNOVERSLast season, Mount St. Marys forced at least 17 turnovers in a game 18 times and 20 or more on eight occasions. In three games this season, the Mountaineers have forced an average of 12.3: West Virginia and Minnesota had 13 and Iowa State had 11.BIG PICTUREMount St. Marys: The Mountaineers live and die playing up-tempo, with an aggressive full-court pressure on defense and an offense that likes to shoot from beyond the arc. Mount St. Marys showed flashes on both ends, but needs to be more consistent, especially against teams with bigger post players.Minnesota: The Gophers, who went 8-23 last year, including home losses to mid-majors South Dakota, South Dakota State and Wisconsin-Milwaukee, continue to advantageously use their depth. This was the third straight game at least five Gophers finished in double figures.UP NEXTMount St. Marys continues its season-opening nine-game road trip Friday at George Mason (1-1) of the Atlantic 10. Mount St. Marys has lost 14 straight non-conference road games.Minnesota is expected to have a tough test Friday when the Gophers welcome St. Johns as part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games. It will conclude a stretch of three games in five nights at home. The Red Storm (2-0) beat Binghamton 77-61 Monday. Wholesale Jordan 6 Shoes . Each of Houstons starters scored in double figures as the Rockets improved to 2-0 against the Spurs this season, with both victories coming on the road. They also moved within 3 1/2 games of San Antonio (22-7) for the lead the Southwest Division. Cheap Air Jordan 6 .C. -- Glenn Howard needed an extra end to move into the Masters Grand Slam of Curling final. http://www.airjordan6cheap.com/ .Y. -- Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone has drawn on his Syracuse connections once again by hiring Rob Moore to take over as receivers coach. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Andy Murray is making a habit of accomplishing things that hadnt been done in a while.Or ever.Murray became the first tennis player in Olympic history with two singles gold medals, winning his second in a row by wearing down Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 at the Rio de Janeiro Games in a back-and-forth 4-hour final Sunday.Anything could have happened, said Murray, who took the last four games after trailing 5-3 in the fourth set.Emotionally, it was tough. Physically, it was hard, he said. So many ups and downs.At the 2012 London Olympics, Murray won a singles gold and mixed doubles silver at the All England Club. That, of course, was also the site of his historic 2013 Wimbledon championship, ending the hosts 77-year wait for a British man to claim the trophy.Murray won Wimbledon again last month, raising his Grand Slam title count to three.On Sunday, the No. 2-seeded Murray stopped the resurgent run of the 141st-ranked del Potro, who knocked off No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the first round after getting stuck in an athletes village elevator for 40 minutes earlier in the day, then beat No. 3 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. No man ever has defeated the top three seeds on the way to a gold, but 2009 U.S. champion del Potro sure came close before winding up with a silver to go alongside his bronze from 2012.Del Potro had the louder support, and one fan even yelled something as Murray was about to hit a shot while two points from victory. He put the ball in the net and glared in the direction the voice came from. Soon after, a spectator was escorted out.Nadal, the 2008 gold medalist, lost 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-3 earlier Sunday to Kei Nishikori, whose bronze is Japans first Olympic tennis medal since 1920.The final provided quite a contrast in styles: Murrays terrific returns, impenetrable defense and track-down-every-ball court coverage against the 6-foot-6 del Potros booming serves and furious forehands. In heavy humidity and on a slow hard court, there were plenty of prolonged points. Not all were pretty, though, as they combined for 102 unforced errors, and 85 winners.They almost went to a fifth set, too, because del Potro served for the fourth at 5-4, but was broken there, then again in the final game.Against Andy, del Potro said, you never know if youre going to win your serve.When del Potro dumped a backhand into the net to end the matcch, the opponents met at the net and hugged. Cheap Jordan 6 Free Shipping. Afterward, both mentioned how tired they were after playing for the fourth consecutive day.Del Potro would have been the lowest-ranked man to be an Olympic tennis gold medalist and this would have been his first title at any tournament since January 2014. A couple of months later, he had the first of three operations on his left wrist that forced him to miss 2+ years worth of Grand Slam tournaments. His first major tournament back was in June at Wimbledon and he still is not completely able to rip two-handed backhands the way he used to, often relying on righty slices.Hed done amazing, really, to get back to playing and competing again at this level after all of the issues he had, Murray said.By the 10th point of Sundays match, a 26-stroke exchange that ended with Murray netting a forehand, del Potro already looked spent. He closed his eyes, rolled back his head, stuck out his tongue and sucked air. By the fourth set, he was leaning on his racket as if it were a cane.Early on, del Potro ended a mesmerizing, 34-stroke point by pounding a forehand winner, then motioned to the crowd for more noise, perhaps hoping to delay things. His supporters responded dutifully, raising a ruckus with their song of Ole, ole, ole, ole! Del-po! Del-po! -- a chorus they repeated as he stood on court after the medal ceremony, wearing an Argentine flag like a cape.During the match, they would bounce in place and shout in Spanish, Whoever isnt jumping is English! (Murray is Scottish, but you get the point.)Murray carried Britains flag during the opening ceremony in Rio, and on Sunday evening, he saw it raised in the stadium while he sang along to God Save the Queen. Before beating Roger Federer in the 2012 Olympic final, Murray had never earned one of his sports most significant titles. Since then, hes won his trio of majors and his pair of golds -- and made a successful comeback from back surgery in September 2013.Ill try and keep going. And who knows about Tokyo? Murray said with a laugh, referring to the host city for the 2020 Games. If Im still playing in four years, when Im 33, I dont imagine Ill be playing at the same level as now.---Follow Howard Fendrich on Twitter at http://twitter.com/HowardFendrich Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap Adidas Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Nike Baseball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Free Shipping Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Authentic Cheap NHL Jerseys Canada Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys Cheap Soccer Jerseys China NCAA Jerseys Cheap Nike NHL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap Football Jerseys Store Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Jerseys NCAA China Jerseys NFL Cheap Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys ' ' '