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Murphy, Coffey lead Minnesota past No. 19 Iowa 92-87

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jordan Murphy and Amir Coffey each scored 23 points to help Minnesota hang on and beat No. 19 Iowa 92-87 on Sunday.

For the Hawkeyes, Luka Garza matched his career high with 25 points and Isaiah Moss pitched in 23 points on 6-for-10 shooting from 3-point range, but Iowa didn’t bounce back with much energy from their 15-point loss at home to sixth-ranked Michigan State three nights earlier.

The Gophers, who stormed back strong from a two-point loss at fifth-ranked Michigan that capped a rough three-game stretch, posted their highest score in regulation of a Big Ten game since they had 95 points against Iowa on Feb. 25, 2014.

UP NEXT Iowa: Returns home to face Michigan on Friday.

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