Wisconsin vs Minnesota Recap - Minnesota Wins 81-68
|Wisconsin vs Minnesota Recap - Minnesota Wins 81-68|
Minnesota grabbed an 81-68 win over Wisconsin on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from Deandre Mathieu at Williams Arena.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog.
Maurice Walker had 18 points for Minnesota and Malik Smith chipped in with 14 points. Deandre Mathieu had 3 assists for them, while Maurice Walker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Wisconsin got 20 points from Sam Dekker in a losing cause and another 12 points from Nigel Hayes. Traevon Jackson contributed 3 assists for them, while Sam Dekker had 6 rebounds.
Minnesota hit the break leading 34-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-22.