Upper Midwest Sports Headlines for Tuesday, February 13th:
Here is the latest Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota sports news from The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled center Justin Patton from their NBA G League affiliate, the Iowa Wolves. Patton is averaging 11.9 points over 25 games for Iowa. He has yet to appear in an NBA game. Patton was the 16th overall pick in the draft last year. He broke his left foot last summer during a workout.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s Destiny Pitts has been picked as the Big Ten’s freshman of the week award winner for a sixth time this season. Last week, she had 18 points and seven rebounds in a 78-74 win at Purdue and 17 points and seven rebounds in a 101-68 win over Penn State. Pitts is eighth in the conference in 3-point shooting, 13th in rebounding average and 20th in scoring average.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — Devils Lake police are investigating injuries to a men’s basketball player at Lake Region State College. The school says starting point guard Jordan Bolton suffered significant injuries in an incident on campus early Saturday. The university and police have declined to provide details on how the injuries occurred. The university and police have declined to provide details on how the injuries occurred.
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