Minnesota Guard Nate Mason Undergoes Surgery


According to head coach Richard Pitino, Minnesota guard Nate Mason underwent surgery on his thumb and is expected to be out for 8 weeks. Mason was a freshman this season and played in 65.0% of the team's minutes with a 105.5 offensive rating on the season. He played at least 30 minutes in Minnesota's final 5 games and scored 15 points against Wisconsin and Rutgers.