Posted January 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
Joe Coleman scored a career-high 23 points and Minnesota defeated Penn State 80-66 on Sunday for its second Big Ten win of the season and the Golden Gophers' second in as many games. The Golden Gophers (14-5, 2-4) built off their road upset of No. 7 Indiana by shooting 55.3 percent (21 of 38) from the field. Coleman, who entered the contest averaging 4.5 points per game, was 5 of 8 from the field and 13 of 14 from the free-throw line. Cammeron Woodyard came off the bench to score a career-high 22 points for Penn State (9-10, 1-5) - 15 in the first half - while Tim Frazier tallied 20 points. Minnesota led 33-31 at the break, then began the second half on an 11-2 run. The game was filled with fouls as the teams combined to take 72 free throws.
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