Jan. 14, 2013
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The BTN announced today that Minnesota’s matchup at Indiana on Jan. 12 in Bloomington was the highest-rated regular-season basketball game in its history, according to Nielsen metered market data. The game earned a program average household rating of 2.08 across the network’s eight metered markets - Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.
Saturday’s game also was the top-rated cable program of the day in both the Indianapolis and Minneapolis markets, according to Nielsen.
Minnesota, ranked No. 9 in the most recent AP Poll, will be back in action at Williams Arena on Thursday, Jan. 17 to face the fifth-ranked Michigan Wolverines. The game is scheduled to tip at 6:00 p.m. CT.
Tickets are available for all remaining Minnesota home games by calling 612.624.8080 or 1.800.UGOPHER or online at www.gophersports.com or www.mygophersports.com.
Minnesota Falls to Northwestern 82-58
Jordan Murphy scored 14 points and Nate Mason finished with eight for Minnesota.
Minnesota Falls to No. 19 Indiana, 74-68
The Golden Gophers took a 67-66 lead with 3:54 to go, but Indiana finished the game on an 8-1 run to seal the win.
Minnesota Falls Short to No. 21 Purdue, 68-64
Vince Edwards scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 21 Purdue hang on without freshman standout Caleb Swanigan and beat Minnesota 68-64 on Wednesday night.