Hoosiers earn crucial victory, 72-67, sweep Golden Gophers

Indiana's Al Durham (1) goes to the basket against Minnesota's Payton Willis (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers got 18 points from Trayce Jackson-Davis and 12 from Joey Brunk to pick up a key 72-67 victory over Minnesota.

Indiana snapped a two-game losing streak as it tries to make a late push to seal its first NCAA Tournament bid under coach Archie Miller.

Minnesota was led by Daniel Oturu with 24 points and 16 rebounds but lost its third in a row.

Indiana broke open the game with 9-1 run late in the second half and put it away with free-throw shooting in the final minute.

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