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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 22 of his 28 points in the first half and Minnesota beat Loyola Marymount 88-73.

Both Gach added 17 points and Liam Robbins had 10 for the Golden Gophers (2-0). Carr, Gach, and Robbins combined for seven of the Gophers’ eight 3-pointers. Joe Quintana scored 19 points to lead five players in double-figure scoring for LMU (1-1).

Gach scored the first four points of the second half and added an alley-oop for a Jarvis Omersa dunk to cap a 24-12 run that stretched the Gophers’ lead to 65-49 midway through the second half.