Purdue's Jackson, Byrd sink Gophers, 79-66

The basketball Gophers needed a home win against Purdue to send out a signal that they're a legitimate post-season team. They lost, and are now 0-4 in the Big 10 conference.
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The basketball Gophers needed a home win against Purdue to send out a signal that they're a legitimate post-season team. They lost, and are now 0-4 in the Big 10 conference.

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