COL BKB: Wisconsin 78, Minnesota 70

Feb. 13, 2014 at 11:49 PM

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Ben Brust scored 20 points and Frank Kaminsky added 17 Thursday, igniting 21st-ranked Wisconsin to third straight win, 78-70 over Minnesota.

Brust and Kaminsky each grabbed six rebounds for the Badgers (20-5, 7-5 Big Ten), who turned back a late Gophers rally by sinking 8-of-10 free throws in the closing seconds.

Nigel Hayes chipped in 15 points for Wisconsin.

Minnesota (16-9, 5-7) fell for the fourth time in five games despite 22 points from Andre Hollins.

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