The Latest – February 15, 2012 15 Feb 12

Here is the latest sports news: Ducks drop Wild. Buckeyes dump Gophers. Wolves host Bobcats.

Ducks Tame Wild
(St. Paul, MN) — The Ducks scored twice in the third period to edge the Wild, 2-1. Dany Heatley’s power-play goal gave Minnesota a lead about four minutes into the contest. Josh Harding halted 23 shots for the Wild, who have lost five straight. Minnesota wraps up a four-game homestand tomorrow evening against the Winnipeg Jets.

Gophers No Match For Ohio State
(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota suffered a 78-68 loss to sixth-ranked Ohio State at Williams Arena last night. Rodney Williams had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Gophers, who have dropped three-of-four. Minnesota is now 5-and-8 in Big Ten play and 17-and-9 overall. The Gophers wrap up this week’s play on Saturday evening at Northwestern.

T’Wolves Hit The Hardwood
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Timberwolves hit the hardwood this evening as they host the Charlotte Bobcats at the Target Center. The T’Wolves have dropped four games in-a-row on the heels of a three-game winning streak to sit at 13-and-16 on the season. They suffered a 102-89 setback at Orlando on Monday. Minnesota hits the road to take on the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on Friday evening.

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