B1G Recap: Nebraska, Wisconsin tally road upsets
Welcome to Upset Sunday! No. 21 Wisconsin took down No. 15 Michigan, 75-62, at the Crisler Center, Nebraska stunned No. 9 Michigan State, 60-51, at the Breslin Center, and Minnesota won, 54-48, at Northwestern. Catch up on all the action in this post.
NEBRASKA 60, MICHIGAN STATE 51 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Terran Petteway scored 23 points and Walter Pitchford added 18 and Nebraska topped No. 9 Michigan State 60-51 on Sunday. Petteway had 16 points in the last 20 minutes after Pitchford had scored 12 before the break for the Cornhuskers (14-10, 6-6). Gary Harris had 18 points and Adreian Payne 11 for the Spartans (21-5, 10-3), who remain in a first-place tie with Michigan.
WISCONSIN 75, MICHIGAN 62 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Frank Kaminsky had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 21 Wisconsin smothered No. 15 Michigan in the first half before holding on for a 75-62 victory Sunday. The Wolverines (18-7, 10-3) cut an 18-point deficit to three in the second half, but Kaminsky personally went on a 7-2 run after that. The Badgers (21-5, 8-5) have won four straight – and they committed only two turnovers. Caris LeVert scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half for Michigan.
MINNESOTA 54, NORTHWESTERN 48 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) DeAndre Mathieu scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and Minnesota came back to defeat cold-shooting Northwestern 54-48 on Sunday. Maurice Walker and Andre Hollins each had eight points for the Gophers (17-9, 6-7), who avenged a 55-54 loss to Northwestern at Minneapolis on Feb. 1. Northwestern’s JerShon Cobb scored on 5 of 7 3-point attempts and led Northwestern with a season-high 23 points.