Iowa Hawkeyes

Murphy-led Minnesota outlasts Iowa 101-89 in 2OT

The Minnesota Gophers were overdue for a tight-game victory like this. The Iowa Hawkeyes made them work extra for it.

Jordan Murphy scored a career-high 25 points with 19 rebounds and four blocks, Nate Mason had 25 points and seven assists with only one turnover and Minnesota outlasted Iowa 101-89 in double overtime on Wednesday night.

"They showed great heart, great character to break through," Gophers coach Richard Pitino said after his team's fourth Big Ten overtime game this season . "Probably the most proud I've been since I've been here."

Akeem Springs scored 17 points on 5-for-8 shooting from 3-point range for Minnesota, which hit the...