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Men's basketball: Gophers take out No. 20 Hawkeyes


By Marcus R. Fuller

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — It seemed strange to hear the University of Minnesota student section go crazy with its team trailing Iowa by double digits midway through the first half Tuesday night.

But Charles Buggs gave the fans a reason to cheer.

The redshirt freshman had played just two minutes in Big Ten games and had scored only five points all season.

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