Edwards leads Purdue over No. 25 Iowa, 86-70
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – Carsen Edwards scored 16 of his 21 points in the first half and Purdue beat 25th-ranked Iowa 86-70 on Thursday night to snap the Hawkeyes’ five-game winning streak.
Purdue is winless on the road so far, but everything came together at Mackey Arena once again as the Boilermakers won their seventh straight home game this season and ninth in a row dating back to 2017-18.
Tyler Cook had 24 points, Isaiah Moss scored 13 and Ryan Kriener finished with 10 for the Hawkeyes (11-3, 0-3), still searching for their first conference victory this season.
UP NEXT Iowa: Hosts No. 24 Nebraska on Sunday.
Coffey leads Minnesota past No. 22 Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Amir Coffey scored 21 points and Minnesota put No. 22 Wisconsin in an early hole before holding off a furious late rally to win 59-52 on Thursday night.
The Golden Gophers (12-2, 2-1 Big Ten) ended an eight-game losing streak in the rivalry with their first victory at Wisconsin since 2009.
The Badgers (10-4, 2-1) couldn’t capitalize on several opportunities down the stretch, particularly at the free throw line. Wisconsin went 3 of 10 from the line during one span.Ethan Happ finished with 17 to lead Wisconsin.
UP NEXT: Wisconsin: Plays at Penn State on Sunday.