Indiana improves tournament chances with 72-67 win over Minnesota

Hooisers bounce back after two straight loses
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Posted at 10:25 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 22:25:15-05

BLOOMINGTON — The Indiana Hoosiers got 18 points from Trayce Jackson-Davis and 12 from Joey Brunk to pick up a key 72-67 victory over Minnesota Wednesday in Bloomington.

Indiana snapped a two-game losing streak as it tries to make a late push to seal its first NCAA Tournament bid under coach Archie Miller.

Minnesota was led by Daniel Oturu with 24 points and 16 rebounds but lost its third in a row. Indiana broke open the game with 9-1 run late in the second half and put it away with free-throw shooting in the final minute.

The Hoosiers are now 19-11 overall and 9-10 in the Big Ten

Associated Press reporter Michael Marot wrote this story