Gophers hosts DePaul for Gavitt Tipoff Games
Men’s basketball | 01/07/2022 08:41:00
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will face DePaul University in the 2022 Gavitt Tipoff Games, announced today by the Big Ten and BIG EAST conferences. The Golden Gophers and Demons are scheduled to play Monday, November 14 at Williams Arena. TV information will be announced at a later date, with games appearing on FS1 or BTN.
This will be the Gophers’ fourth appearance at the Gavitt Tipoff Games, which features eight matchups between the Big Ten and BIG EAST conferences. The series, which began in 2015, is named for Hall of Famer Dave Gavitt, the founder of the BIG EAST. The 2022 campaign marks the seventh year of this event, as 2020 was canceled due to COVID-19. The event is named for Hall of Famer Dave Gavitt, founder of the BIG EAST and basketball visionary.
The Gophers are 2-1 at the Gavitt Tipoff Games. Minnesota’s last appearance at Gavitt games was in 2019 when the Gophers played Butler and fell to the Bulldogs, 64-56. Minnesota beat St. John’s (92-86) in 2016 and Providence (86-74) in 2017.
Minnesota is 8-10 all-time against DePaul, dating back to 1933. The Gophers and Demons last met Nov. 29, 2019, also at Williams Arena, where the Gophers fell 73- 68.
Gavitt Games Schedule
Monday November 14
Butler at Penn State
DePaul in Minnesota
Tuesday, November 15
Marquette at Purdue
Northwest to Georgetown
Wednesday, November 16
Iowa at Seton Hall
Thursday, November 17
Nebraska to St. John’s
Friday November 18
Indiana at Xavier’s
Villanova in the State of Michigan