Willis, Battle lead Minnesota past Jacksonville 55-44


              Minnesota Gophers guard E.J. Stephens (20) attempts a 3-pointer as Jacksonville guard Gyasi Powell (10) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Minnesota guard Sean Sutherlin (24) is fouled by Jacksonville guard Gyasi Powell (10) on a drive to the basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Jacksonville forward Rod Brown (0) pulls down an offensive rebound during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Minnesota on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Minnesota guard E.J. Stephens (20) reacts after he was called for a foul against Jacksonville during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Minnesota coach Ben Johnson watches free throws during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Jacksonville on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Minnesota forward Eric Curry (1) reacts after he was called for a foul against Jacksonville during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Minnesota guard E.J. Stephens (20) and forward Charlie Daniels (15) defend against a shot by Jacksonville guard Jordan Davis (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
            
              Minnesota forward Jamison Battle (10) scores on a layup after he was fouled by Jacksonville forward Mike Marsh (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
Willis, Battle lead Minnesota past Jacksonville 55-44