Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
The versatile All-America center shot-faked his way to 12 points early and then stayed patient when his opportunities became fewer throughout. His two layups in the last three minutes helped keep the Badgers two steps ahead.
By the numbers
18 Combined points from Gophers starters Charles Buggs, Joey King, Mo Walker and Andre Hollins.
14 Trips to the free-throw line for the Badgers.
1 Trips to the line for the Gophers; Carlos Morris missed.
3 Consecutive turnovers for the Gophers to start the second half, effectively removing the wind from their sails after a competitive first half.