Minnesota rolls over Iowa 88-53

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP)—Lawrence Westbrook scored 20 points and Damian Johnson had 10 points and a career-high 11 assists in what could be the seniors’ final game at Williams Arena to lead Minnesota to a 88-53 victory over Iowa on Sunday.

Devoe Joseph added 17 points and Minnesota was 12-for-19 from 3-point range to bury the Hawkeyes.

Aaron Fuller scored 16 points for Iowa, which suffered its biggest loss of the season and lost nine of its last 11 to close out the Big Ten season.

The Gophers (18-12, 9-9) are the sixth seed and will face 11th-seeded Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten tournament.

The Hawkeyes (10-21, 4-14) are seeded ninth and will face eighth-seeded Michigan in the first round. Iowa lost the final two games of the regular season by a combined 62 points, including a 27-point loss at Wisconsin.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Iowa
Aaron Fuller Aaron Fuller
6-11,  16 Pts
3 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Minnesota
Damian Johnson Damian Johnson
5-13,  10 Pts
5 Rebs, 11 Assists

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