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Hoosiers earn crucial victory, 72-67, sweep Golden Gophers

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA - MARCH 04: Devonte Green #11 of the Indiana Hoosiers takes a shot over Marcus Carr #5 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the first half at Assembly Hall on March 04, 2020 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers got 18 points from Trayce Jackson-Davis and 12 from Joey Brunk to pick up a key 72-67 victory over Minnesota.

Indiana snapped a two-game losing streak as it tries to make a late push to seal its first NCAA Tournament bid under coach Archie Miller.

Minnesota was led by Daniel Oturu with 24 points and 16 rebounds but lost its third in a row.

Indiana broke open the game with 9-1 run late in the second half and put it away with free-throw shooting in the final minute.

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