First round, Big Ten men's basketball tournament in Indianapolis:
Minnesota 66, Northwestern 53... Minnesota now 22-9 and faces Michigan State at noon Friday in the first quarter-final game of the day. MSU beat Minnesota twice during the regular season.
Michigan 73, Iowa 45. Michigan led 40-19 at half and got 27 points from DeShawn Sims and 18 from Manny Harris. Michigan now 20-12 faces Illinois in quarter-final Friday night.