Upper Midwest Sports Headlines from Tuesday, Nov. 14th:
Here is the latest Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota sports news from The Associated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Karl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 10 assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz 109-98. Jeff Teague scored 22 points for the Timberwolves, and Taj Gibson had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Jordan Murphy had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 14 Minnesota outlasted Providence 86-74. Murphy scored 15 points in the second half, leading the Gophers back from a three-point halftime deficit. Nate Mason added 17 points and Amir Coffey finished with 15. The Gophers tied it up 55-55 in the second half, then used a 23-11 run to take control.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bennie Boatwright scored a career-high 28 points, and No. 10 Southern California closed on a 13-5 run to hold off pesky North Dakota State 75-65. The Trojans (2-0) twice trailed by 10 points in the first half and were down five in the second half before rallying.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) – Matt Mooney scored 26 points and handed out five assists and Tyler Hagedorn added 15 points and South Dakota beat Bowling Green 88-79. Carlton Hurst contributed 14 points and nine rebounds for South Dakota (2-0) which trailed 35-34 at halftime.
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