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KNOW THIS

Going into Wednesday, the Wolves had won 12 games all season, while the Wild had won 11 games since the All-Star break. And almost all the attention was on the Wolves and the Kevin Garnett effect.

WATCH THIS

The Gophers men's basketball team has been sputtering for most of the season, and East Lansing is a tough place to get out of a rut. We'll see how much fight leading scorer Andre Hollins and his Minnesota teammates have left at Michigan State. 6 p.m., BTN.

RANDOM FANDOM

"I am a bit disturbed by [Adrian Peterson] of late. He seems to forget he is the only one responsible for his situation. ... Shut your mouth and act like a person taking responsibility for their own actions."

jhickstrick commenting on startribune.com.

Weigh in on what you're thinking about to mrand@startribune.com

TWEETED

"4 2006 1st-rd draftees were cut this week:

-Reggie Bush (2nd overall)

-A.J. Hawk (5th)

-DeAngelo Williams (27th)

-Mathias Kiwanuka (32nd)."

@ESPNNFL