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Final

(15) Minnesota 69

(8-2, 1-0 Big Ten)

Northwestern 54

(4-7, 0-1 Big Ten)

    7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

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    #15MINN 38 3169
    NW 27 2754

    Minnesota 69, Northwestern 54

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Shannon Schonrock scored 15 points and Liz Podominick added 13 to lead No. 15 Minnesota to a 69-54 victory over the Northwestern in the Big Ten opener for both teams Thursday night.

    Minnesota (8-2) charged to a 38-27 lead by the break and maintained a comfortable advantage in the second half.

    Northwestern (4-7) led 19-15 with 12:30 left in the first half, but the Golden Gophers moved in front and steadily pulled away, increasing their lead to 20 points at 60-40 with 5:03 left.

    Kelly Roysland added 10 points for Minnesota.

    A.J. Glasauer scored 16 points for the Wildcats. Nadia Bibbs added 11 and Ifeoma Okonkwo finished with 10.

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