Scores

Final

Minnesota 57

(17-12, 6-11 Big Ten)

Northwestern 68

(17-12, 7-11 Big Ten)

    8:30 PM ET, March 2, 2011

    Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    MINN 31 2657
    NW 25 4368

    Top Performers

    Minnesota: T. Mbakwe 14 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern: A. Marcotullio 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern 68, Minnesota 57

    Associated Press

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Michael Thompson and sophomore reserve Alex Marcotullio scored 18 points apiece as Northwestern rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit for a 68-57 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night.

    Marcotullio, who had a career night, scored 10 points over a 6-minute span in the second half for the Wildcats (17-12, 7-11 Big Ten), who trailed 41-31 with 13:11 to play.

    Trevor Mbakwe picked up his 17th double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Golden Gophers (17-12, 6-11), who lost their fourth in a row.

    Thompson scored 15 second-half points. John Shurna had 15 for the game, while reserve Davide Curletti added 12.

    Northwestern moved ahead of Minnesota into sole possession of eighth in the Big Ten.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MINN
    NW
    Points 57 68
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 19-51 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-17 (.176) 10-30 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 20-23 (.870)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 11

    2010-11 Season

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