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Evanston, IL (Sports Network) - Jared Swopshire totaled 16 points and eight rebounds as Northwestern upended No. 12 Minnesota, 55-48, at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Reggie Hearn had 13 points and Tre Demps added 10 for the Wildcats (12-8, 3-4 Big Ten), who were coming off an eight-point home loss to Indiana.

Trevor Mbakwe totaled 14 points and a game-high 16 rebounds for the Gophers (15-4, 3-3), losers of three straight after winning 11 in a row.