Mon. Final: UW Women 62, Minnesota 52
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Alyssa Karel scored 19 points and Teah Gant added 17, rallying Wisconsin from a 13-point first-half deficit to beat Minnesota 62-52 on Monday night.
Wisconsin (11-2, 1-1 Big Ten) trailed 18-5 early in the first but scored the final seven points of the half to take a 31-27 lead.
Minnesota (8-4, 0-1) got 13 points from Ashley Ellis-Milan, who hit one of two free-throw attempts with 4:33 to play that pulled the Gophers within one, 51-50.
But Mariah Dunham answered with a 3-pointer and finished with 12 points as the Badgers ended the game on an 11-2 run.
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