7:05 PM ET, January 8, 2009
Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, IA
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Minnesota entered its first Big Ten road game with a target on its back. For about half the game, it looked like the Gophers (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) weren't up to the challenge.
• The Golden Gophers snapped a four-game losing streak in Big Ten road games and also ended a four-game losing streak at Iowa.
• Minnesota's 52 points were it's fewest in a win since defeating Ohio State, 52-50, on Feb. 19, 2005.
• Hawkeyes lost their fifth straight vs. ranked opponents and have lost five of their last seven Big Ten games.
• Jeff Peterson had a game-high 16 points for Iowa, his second straight 16-point game.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-56 (.339)||16-42 (.381)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-22 (.227)||7-23 (.304)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-14 (.643)||10-11 (.909)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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