Minnesota Golden Gophers defeat Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, 82-42

Last summer, Tubby Smith said he considered redshirting Rodney Williams, a 6-7 forward who arrived on campus as a streaky shooter with a slim frame.

Following Williams' 14-point, momentum-shifting performance in an 82-42 Gophers victory over Stephen F. Austin on Monday night, the third-year coach said he might make him a full-time starter.

"That is something we'll look at closely about him in the [starting] lineup," Smith said.

Blame that reversal on the hard-work...