Minneapolis, MN (Learfield) -- Andrew Wiggins scored 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns posted his ninth straight double-double with 23 points and 18 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves held on to beat the Houston Rockets 119-105 on Wednesday night.

Ricky Rubio had 10 points and tied his career high and a franchise best with 17 assists in the Timberwolves' second straight win.

The Rockets had a 9 game winning streak stopped and came into the game as the hottest team in the NBA.