The Milwaukee Bucks used a third-quarter surge to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-88 in front of a spirited crowd at the Kohl Center in Madison.
Michael Carter-Williams sparked a 17-to-four run in a third quarter in which the Bucks out-scored the Timberwolves 35-17.
Khris Middleton led six Milwaukee players in double-figures with 17 points. Carter-Williams added 16 points, seven-rebounds and five assists. Greg Monroe had 15 points and 12 rebounds and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 12 points, five rebounds and two blocked shots.
Former Badger Marcus Landry had five fourth-quarter points with three rebounds for the Bucks.
Shabazz Muhammed led the Timberwolves with 18 points off the bench.
The Bucks shot 51% from the field and held Minnesota to 33%.
The Bucks overcame early foul trouble and 15 turnovers in the first half but still finished with 24 turnovers for the game. They improved to 2-3 in the preseason, with one final exhibition game left, Friday night at Minnesota.
The Bucks open the regular season next Wednesday against the New York Knicks at the Bradley Center.