Ferrell, Hoosiers win 10th straight, 70-63 over Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Yogi Ferrell had 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds to help sluggish Indiana win its 10th straight game with a 70-63 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
Nick Zeisloft scored 15 points and the Hoosiers (15-3, 5-0 Big Ten) made 8 of 25 3-pointers to outlast Minnesota. Zeisloft went 5 for 8 from deep and Thomas Bryant added 10 points and seven rebounds for Indiana.
Joey King scored 18 points and hit 4 of 5 3s for the Golden Gophers (6-12, 0-6), who have lost seven in a row and nine of their last 10. Minnesota held a nine-point lead early in the game, but 11 missed free throws and a 39-31 rebounding deficit were costly.
Indiana entered the game averaging almost 86 points per game and leading the Big Ten in scoring, field goal percentage and 3-point percentage, but managed just 34 points in the first 20 minutes.