• The Gophers ended a four-game overall losing streak against Michigan State as well as a five-game home losing streak to the Spartans.
• The victory was the Gophers' first in the regular season against MSU since defeating the Spartans 69-55 on Feb. 11, 2006.
• The Spartans had won 12 of the past 13, 17 of the past 19, and 22 of the past 26 meetings against the Gophers. Tom Izzo has a 25-9 all-time record against the Gophers.
• This was the third time in the past five seasons the two teams met on New Year's Eve. In 2008, MSU won 70-58 at Williams Arena. In 2010, the Spartans won 71-62 in East Lansing.
|Atlanta - WP: S. Miller||5||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: D. Norris||2|
|Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana||1||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: S. Greene||9|
|Miami - LP: T. Koehler||6||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: M. Harvey||7|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: M. Andriese||3|
|Philadelphia - LP: D. Buchanan||1||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: S. Strasburg||4|
|Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez||8||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: R. Porcello||3|
|Milwaukee - LP: M. Garza||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: G. Cole||5|
|LA Angels - LP: G. Richards||3||FINAL|
|Houston - WP: S. Feldman||4|
|Cleveland - LP: T. House||2||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: T. May||7|
|Oakland - LP: E. O`Flaherty||2||FINAL|
|Kansas City - WP: F. Morales||4|
|San Diego - WP: A. Cashner||5||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Lester||2|
|Arizona - WP: J. Hellickson||5||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson||1|
|Colorado - LP: E. Butler||0||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: B. McCarthy||7|
|Texas||10||Bottom 9th Inning|
|Cincinnati - M. Leake||7:05 PM|
|St. Louis - A. Wainwright|
|Brooklyn||70||4th Qtr 8:36|
|San Antonio||9:30 PM|
|Montreal||0||1st Prd 5:10|
|Portland||0||1st Half 25:00|
|New York City||0|
Poll: How confident are you that the Wild will win its playoff series?