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College basketball: Minnesota upsets No. 9 Wisconsin
College basketball » Michigan wins to stay perfect in Big Ten.
First Published Jan 22 2014 10:04 pm • Last Updated Jan 23 2014 09:10 am

Minneapolis • DeAndre Mathieu and Mo Walker each scored 18 points, an outside-inside combination that pushed Minnesota to an 81-68 victory Wednesday night over No. 9 Wisconsin, the Badgers’ third straight loss.

Malik Smith added 14 points, including the exclamatory, shot-clock beating 3-pointer with 39 seconds left. Austin Hollins had 11 points and four steals for the Golden Gophers (15-5, 4-3 Big Ten). Walker grabbed nine rebounds, and Mathieu went 8 for 13 from the floor.

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Wednesday’s Top 25 scores

» No. 5 Wichita State 70,Illinois State 55

» San Diego State 75, San Jose State 50

» Minnesota 81,No. 9 Wisconsin 68

» No. 21 Michigan 75,No. 10 Iowa 67

» No. 12 Louisville 86,South Florida 47

» Richmond 58,No. 13 UMass 55

» No. 18 Duke 67,Miami 46

» No. 19 Saint Louis 67, Duquesne 72

» No. 25 Oklahoma 77,TCU 69

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Sam Dekker led the Badgers (16-3, 3-3) with 20 points and six rebounds. Nigel Hayes added 12 points, and Frank Kaminsky and Josh Gasser had nine points apiece.

No. 21 Michigan 75, No. 10 Iowa 69 • Nik Stauskas scored 26 points and the Wolverines held off the Hawkeyes to remain unbeaten in the Big Ten.

The Wolverines (14-4, 6-0) have won eight straight to set up a showdown in East Lansing on Saturday night with rival Michigan State, the Big Ten’s only other unbeaten team in conference play.


Oregon State 65, Washington State 55 • In Pullman, Wash., Roberto Nelson scored 26 points and hit 11 free throws to help the Beavers win on the road.

Angus Brandt chipped in 14 points on 6 of 9 shooting from the field as Oregon State (11-7, 3-3 Pac-12) got its first conference road win.

D.J. Shelton scored a career-high 24 points, going 4 for 4 from behind, the arc for Washington State (8-11, 1-6 Pac-12).

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