12/04/2021, 5:00 PM
Posts double-double in loss
Vanderbilt can't be completely relied upon when it comes to his scoring ability, but he's an asset on the boards and can deliver a double-double on a nearly nightly basis if given enough minutes. He's started in each of Minnesota's last 12 games and has responded by grabbing 10 or more boards in seven of his last eight appearances.
12/04/2021, 4:46 PM
Struggles from field in loss
Russell didn't have his best shooting performance, and while he still provided a solid stat line in a game where Minnesota competed harder than expected, his efficiency woes certainly complicated the team. The speedy point guard has been playing well, however, and has scored at least 20 points in three of his last four contests.
12/04/2021, 12:21 AM
Nowell was dealing with a non-COVID illness ahead of Friday's game, but he'll be able to play through the issue once again. He played just six minutes in Wednesday's loss to Washington.