MINNEAPOLIS — Freshman forward Trayce Jackson-Davis had 27 points and 16 rebounds in leading Indiana to a 68-56 win at Minnesota Wednesday.
The Hoosiers turned things around in the second half, outscoring the Gophers 40-25 after trailing by three at halftime.
Indiana's defense held Minnesota to 34% shooting.
Having lost five of their last six games, the Hoosiers needed this win to improve their post-season chances. Indiana is now 17-9 overall and 7-8 in the Big Ten.
Next up for the Hoosiers, 9th ranked Penn State at Bloomington on Sunday.