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Golden Gophers Get Past Fighting Illini in Big Ten Hoops

Minnesota defeated Illinois, 77-67 in Big Ten basketball Wednesday night in Minneapolis.  Illinois drops to 10-and-6 overall and 0-and-3 in the conference.  The Minnesota Golden Gophers jump to 13-and-3 on the year and 2-and-1 in the Big Ten. 


Illinois - Leron Black - 14 pts, Trent Frazier - 12 pts

Minnesota - Jordan Murphy - 17 pts, 17 rebounds


Fighting Illini hoops report:





Halftime - Minnesota, 39-26

Illini shot 35% (FG) - 25-for-72

Golden Gophers outrebounded the Illini, 48-39




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