(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves were outscored by six in the fourth quarter and lost to the Pacers 104-99 at the Target Center. Jarrett Culver scored 17 points to lead the Wolves, who have lost three in-a-row. Gorgui Dieng posted 15 points and 11 boards in defeat. The teams will rematch tomorrow in Indiana.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild open up seven-game homestand tonight against the Tampa Bay Lightning at The X. Dallas, Florida, Detroit, Boston, Chicago and Vancouver will also visit during the long stand. The Wild have lost four in-a-row to slip to 20-20-and-6 overall.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Daniel Oturu posted 26 points and 14 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season, as Minnesota dropped Penn State 75-69 at Williams Arena. Marcus Carr netted a game-high 27 points for the Golden Gophers, who improved to 10-and-7 on the season and 4-and-3 in Big Ten play. The Gophers visit Rutgers Sunday.
(Undated) — North Dakota State is back in the win column, while North Dakota suffered its third straight loss with an 87-66 setback at South Dakota State. The Bison beat South Dakota 72-70 at home to move to 12-and-6 on the season and 3-and-1 in Summit League play. The Fighting Hawks fell to 8-and-11 and 2-and-3. NDSU hosts rival UND on Saturday.
(Tempe, AZ) — Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is coming back for his 17th season this fall. The 11-time Pro Bowler agreed to a one-year contract with Arizona yesterday.
(Baton Rouge, LA) — Louisiana State University is investigating a potential rules violation involving its football team. Video appears to show Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Junior handing out cash to players after the Tigers won the national championship on Monday.