COL BKB: Minnesota 82, Stephen Austin 42

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Devoe Joseph and Lawrence Westbrook scored 15 points apiece and Rodney Williams added 14 for No. 18 Minnesota Monday in an 82-42 wipeout of Stephen Austin.

COL BKB: Minnesota 87, Tenn. Tech 50

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Lawrence Westbrook hit four 3-point shots and scored 22 points Friday, boosting 18th-ranked Minnesota to an 87-50 triumph over Tennessee Tech.

Gophers stake claim to NCAA berth

INDIANAPOLIS, March 12 (UPI) -- Lawrence Westbrook touched off a game-closing run Thursday that brought Minnesota a 66-53 victory over Northwestern to open the Big Ten Tournament.

COL BKB: Northwestern 74, Minnesota 65

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Northwestern's Craig Moore and Kevin Coble combined for 42 points Sunday, leading the Wildcats past No. 17 Minnesota 74-65.

COL BKB: Minnesota 78, Wisconsin 74 (OT)

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Lawrence Westbrook forced overtime with a three-pointer and then made four clutch free throws to give No. 17 Minnesota a 78-74 victory over Wisconsin Thursday.

COL BKB: Minnesota 79, Penn State 59

MINNEAPOLIS, Mich., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Devron Bostick had 19 points and the No. 19 Gophers hit 62.5 per cent of their field goal attempts Sunday, coasting to a 79-59 win over Penn State.

COL BKB: Minnesota 52, Iowa 49

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A basket by Travis Busch and four free throws by Lawrence Westbrook in the final minute Thursday enabled No. 19 Minnesota to escape with a 52-49 win over Iowa.

COL BKB: Minnesota 82, High Point 56

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Ralph Sampson III scored 17 points Sunday for the unbeaten No. 23 Minnesota Gophers, who rolled over High Point 82-56.

COL BKB: Minnesota 80, S.E. Louisiana 71

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Blake Hoffarber and Lawrence Westbrook scored 15 points apiece Tuesday, keying undefeated and 23rd-ranked Minnesota's 80-71 win over Southeastern Louisiana.

COL BKB: Maryland 68, Minnesota 58

MINNEAPOLIS, March 19 (UPI) -- Greivis Vasquez and Bambale Osby combined for 30 points Tuesday, providing the firepower Maryland needed to down Minnesota 68-58 in the first round of the NIT.

COL BKB: Wisconsin 65, Minnesota 56

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Marcus Landry was high scorer for 14th-ranked Wisconsin with just 12 points Saturday when the Badgers beat Minnesota, 65-56.

COL BKB: Wisconsin 63, Minnesota 47

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Treyon Hughes scored 20 points for Wisconsin Sunday, leading the 13th-ranked Badgers to a 63-47 win over Minnesota.

COL BKB: Ohio State 85, Minnesota 67

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Greg Oden had 19 points and nine rebounds Sunday afternoon to lead second-ranked Ohio State to an 85-67 rout of Minnesota and its 11th straight victory.

Lawrence Westbrook (born January 17, 1988, in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American college basketball player. A junior point guard for the Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball team, he averaged 12.2 points per game in the 2008-09 season, and is the Golden Gophers' leading scorer.

As a junior at Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona, he led the nation in scoring with 41.0 points per contest. He had 883 points in just 22 games that season. He then transferred to Winchendon Prep High in Winchendon, Massachusetts as a senior, where he averaged 19.0 points per game as a senior. Rivals.com named him the 75th best high school basketball player of the decade. He signed with the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the fall of 2005.

Westbrook was leading scorer for the Gophers in the 2008-09 season. He has started almost every game in both his sophomore and junior seasons. In a January 15, 2009 overtime win against the Wisconsin Badgers at the Kohl Center, he had a season-high 29 points, including nine in the extra session, while going 10-for-16 from the field (including 7-of-7 from the free-throw line and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc). He also hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining in regulation.

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