Minnesota knocks off No. 20 Wisconsin in OT
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Trevor Mbakwe dunks.
Austin Hollins and dunks
Frank Kaminsky duks.
Rodney Williams dunks.
Trevor Mbakwe with the power dunk.
Rodney Williams with another dunk.
FINAL: Minnesota used a 15-4 run with 4:59 to go in regulation and then took a 58-53 overtime upset win over No. 20 Wisconsin on Thursday at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Wisconsin (17-8) struggled shooting the ball in the game. The Badgers made 59 percent of their free throws (10-of-17) and they shot 31 percent (18-of-58) from the field. Andre Hollins had a big game for Minnesota (18-7), with 21 points and five rebounds. Sam Dekker had 14 points and yanked down four rebounds for Wisconsin in the loss. The Badgers were able to secure 20 offensive boards. Wisconsin also got a solid contribution from Ben Brust (11 points). The Badgers lost despite outrebounding Minnesota 45-38.
HALFTIME: Minnesota went on a 10-2 run to close the gap late in the first half and now trails No. 20 Wisconsin 24-22. The Badgers never trailed in the first half and led by as many as 10 points. Minnesota went on a 10-2 run to close the gap late in the first half and now trails No. 20 Wisconsin 24-22. The Badgers never trailed in the first half and led by as many as 10 points. Wisconsin has been effective inside, making 6-of-11 two-point field goals, but the Badgers have struggled on the perimeter, shooting 3-for-14 from three-point range. The Golden Gophers’ Austin Hollins had a big first half, with nine points and three rebounds. Mike Bruesewitz led the way for the Badgers in the first half, with five points and three rebounds.
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