ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Zach Parise scored his first goal of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the suddenly slumping Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2. Jared Spurgeon, Nate Prosser, Marcus Foligno and Jason Zucker also scored for Minnesota, playing its first game after a five-day break.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Wiggins scored 29 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had all 22 of his points in the second half as the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 115-109. The Wolves played without leading scorer Jimmy Butler and managed to overcome Towns' early foul trouble and hot perimeter shooting by the Raptors to snap a two-game skid.
NEW YORK (AP) - Keita Bates-Diop had 17 points and 12 rebounds, leading No. 22 Ohio State over Minnesota 67-49 for its seventh straight win. The game was part of a two-sport Big Ten doubleheader at Madison Square Garden. At night, Minnesota and Michigan State were set to meet in hockey.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Andre Spight sank a buzzer-beating, 3-point heave just inside the half-court line to give Northern Colorado a 94-91 win in overtime against North Dakota. Spight had a career-high 34 points and scored the last nine points in overtime for Northern Colorado.
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