B1G Recap: IU, OSU & UW card Saturday wins

There were three Big Ten men’s hoops games on Saturday, highlighted by Wisconsin’s impressive 79-74 road win over Iowa. In other conference action, Indiana got a 61-56 road victory over Northwestern, and No. 24 Ohio State rallied and ran past Minnesota, 64-46. Catch up on all the scores, stats and in-game video highlights in this post.

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INDIANA 61, NORTHWESTERN 56 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Indiana got scoring from five different players during an 18-4 run midway through the game, then held on for a 61-56 win over Northwestern on Saturday night. Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell, Troy Williams, Noah Vonleh and Will Sheehey each had 12 points as the Hoosiers (15-11, 5-8 Big Ten) ended a three-game losing streak and extended Northwestern’s (12-16, 5-10) slide to five.

OHIO STATE 64, MINNESOTA 46 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Sam Thompson scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half, leading No. 24 Ohio State back from a 12-point deficit to a 64-46 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night. The Buckeyes outscored the Golden Gophers 46-18 in the second half.

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WISCONSIN 79, IOWA 74 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Frank Kaminsky had 21 points and a crucial late steal as No. 16 Wisconsin beat No. 15 Iowa 79-74 on Saturday for its fifth straight win. Sam Dekker added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Badgers (22-5, 9-5 Big Ten), who swept the season series and moved a half-game ahead of the Hawkeyes (19-7, 8-5) in the Big Ten standings.

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Susan on 2/22/2014 @ 7:33pm EDT Said:

It would be nice if your announcers were a little less partial to one team. It makes viewing the games much less enjoyable to have to listen to them cheering for and getting wildly excited about one team over the other.