Posted January 24, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Jared Swopshire keeps hearing he needs to be more than just another guy for Northwestern. Well, how's this? Swopshire scored 16 points to lead Northwestern to a 55-48 victory over No. 12 Minnesota on Wednesday night. In a game where baskets were hard to come by at times, the Wildcats (12-8, 3-4 Big Ten) made just enough shots down the stretch to beat a ranked opponent for the second time in three games while sending the Gophers (15-4, 3-3) to their third straight loss. Swopshire hit 6 of 10 shots while grabbing eight rebounds, just the response his team was seeking. Coach Bill Carmody said he's been telling him, ''You can't just be one of the guys, you have to be a little more than that. And I think he's recognizing that.'' He's been hearing it from everybody, actually. ''It started in practice, just trying to stay more aggressive,'' he said. ''My coach and my teammates have encouraged me to stay more aggressive.'...
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