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Minnesota's Trevor Mbakwe, right, attempts to steal the ball from North Dakota State's TrayVonn Wright, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

Men's basketball: No. 13 Gophers tame Bison


By Dave Campbell

AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS — Rodney Williams scored a season-high 19 points, including a 360-degree dunk off a fast break, and Trevor Mbakwe grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds to lead 13th-ranked Minnesota past North Dakota State 70-57 on Tuesday night.

Mbakwe added 14 points and Andre Hollins had 11 for the Gophers (11-1), who have won 16 straight games in this series, last losing in 1936.

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