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MINNEAPOLIS Gophers sophomore point guard Andre Hollins has burst onto the college basketball scene this year, and now he's being recognized for it.
Hollins was named as one of 20 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, which is given each year to the top point guard in college basketball. The list will be cut down to 10 players by early February, then again to a final five in March before the winner is announced during the Final Four in Atlanta.
Hollins currently leads Minnesota in scoring, averaging 13.7 points per game. His 3.7 assists per game are also a team high. Hollins is connecting on 43.3 percent of his 3-pointers, which leads the Gophers. He scored 22 points and added eight rebounds in Wednesday's win over Illinois.
Hollins and No. 8 Minnesota travel to play No. 5 Indiana on Saturday.
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Minnesota sophomore guard Andre Hollins has been named a Bob Cousy Award finalist, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today. The award, named for Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bob Cousy, is given annually to the nation’s top men’s basketball point guard.
So, the Gophers just destroyed the Illinois Fighting Illini. The #12 ranked team in the nation. On the road. By 17 points. Which is on the heels of winning their first two conference games by 13 and then 18 points. Honestly, I don’t even know what to say. I’m numb. This is what winning at [...]
Joe Coleman scored 29 points and Andre Hollins added 22 to help No. 8 Minnesota top No. 12 Illinois Wednesday 84-67 and remain undefeated in the Big Ten.
The Gophers (15-1, 3-0 Big Ten) held off a charge by the 12th-ranked Illini midway through the second half.
Joseph Bertrand pulled Illinois within at 44-42 on a short jumper with 12:37 left.
But the physical matchup took its...
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Columbia, Mo. For the second consecutive season Missouri point guard Phil Pressey is among the 20 watch list finalists for the 2013 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award.
The annual honor, named for Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bob Cousy, recognizes the top point guards in mens college basketball. An original list of 80 candidates...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Joe Coleman scored 29 points and Andre Hollins added 22 to help No. 8 Minnesota top No. 12 Illinois Wednesday 84-67 and remain undefeated in the Big Ten.
Peyton Siva has been named as one of the 20 finalists for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award. This award is given to the nation’s top point guard. Siva was a top 20 finalist last year as well.
The current listing of 20 finalists for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award will be narrowed down to 10 players in early February and then down five players by early March. The final five players in contention...
On Saturday, the 8th ranked Minnesota Gophers head to Bloomington to take on the 5th ranked Indiana Hoosiers. This will be the first time this season that two Big Ten teams in the top ten will play each other. Both teams only have one loss this season and are undefeated in the Big Ten so far. They will look to continue their winning streaks and remain undefeated in the Big...
On Saturday at 12:00 ET, the fifth-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (14-1, 2-0 B10) will host the eighth-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-1, 3-0 B10) on the Big Ten Network.
As always, Jerod, Ryan, Zach, and Andy will be here with another episode of The Assembly Call after the game.
IU-Minnesota Gameday Info
Date: Saturday, January 12th
Time: 12:00 ET, 11:00 CT