Gophers ousted in Big Ten tournament
INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Thompson just kept pumping his fist and making plays Thursday.
He never even bothered to peek at the scoreboard to see he was chasing Big Ten tournament history.
The Northwestern senior scored a tournament-record 35 points and Drew Crawford added 15, leading the eighth-seeded Wildcats to a 75-65 first-round win over ninth-seeded Minnesota.
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