Northwestern dominated the Gophers from start to finish in a 77-52 win Saturday.
Minnesota (6-10overall, 0-4 Big Ten) trailed by six points at the half before Northwestern (14-3 overall, 2-2 Big Ten) outscored the Gophers 45-26 over the final 20 minutes.
The Wildcats hit 11 3-pointers to the Gophers' 5.
Northwestern won the rebounding battle 33-to-17.
The Gophers are back in action Tuesday at Nebraska.