Minnesota vs Wisconsin Wrap - Wisconsin Wins 78-70
|Minnesota vs Wisconsin Wrap - Wisconsin Wins 78-70|
Wisconsin got 20 points from Ben Brust en route to a 78-70 victory over Minnesota on Thursday at Kohl Center.
Wisconsin earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 8.5-point spread.
Frank Kaminsky had 17 points for Wisconsin and Nigel Hayes chipped in with 15 points. Josh Gasser had 3 assists for them, while Sam Dekker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Minnesota got 22 points from Andre Hollins in a losing cause and another 14 points from Malik Smith. Deandre Mathieu contributed 6 assists for them, while Elliott Eliason had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wisconsin were victorious, as the score was 35-28 at the break.
Minnesota had a 28-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.