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Big Ten Tournament - Recap - Minnesota Defeats Northwestern 74-57
Minnesota got 24 points from Daniel Oturu en route to a 74-57 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -8.0-point spread as favorites.
Minnesota got 14 points from Marc Cabrera and another 12 points from Payton Willis. Marc Cabrera contributed 5 assists, while Daniel Oturu cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Northwestern got a 15-point performance from Pete Nance, who was supported by 9 points from Ryan Young. Pat Spencer had 3 assists in a losing cause for Northwestern, while Ryan Young grabbed 8 rebounds.
Minnesota was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-28.