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Minnesota Golden Gophers guard DeAndre Mathieu (4) goes up for a layup past Indiana Hoosiers forward Noah Vonleh during the second half Saturday at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. USA TODAY Sports

College Basketball: Gophers end skid with win over Indiana


By Marcus R. Fuller, St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota and Indiana still have a long way to go before the NCAA tournament selection committee decides their postseason fates.

But don’t tell them that.

Both teams battled Saturday like an at-large bid was on the line, but the Gophers came out on top, ending their three-game losing streak with a 66-60 victory in front of a sellout crowd at Williams Arena.

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