Found December 07, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's star guard Andre Hollins was benched just nine seconds into Saturday's game against New Orleans, a sight rarely -- if ever -- seen. Hollins didn't know the play that was called, and a pass from DeAndre Mathieu intended for Hollins sailed out of bounds. That was enough for first-year Gophers coach Richard Pitino to yank his leading scorer from the game, at least temporarily. The message was received by Hollins, who returned to score a team-high 18 points as Minnesota came away with an 80-65 win. That early miscue served as a reminder that even against a team like the Privateers, the Gophers can't let their guard down. "He said he can't have lapses from a captain," Hollins said. "Sometimes (against) the opponents that aren't as good as we are, it's hard to get up for it. It's human nature. It's easy to get up for Syracuse and Florida State. That's what we have to try to block out and take the opportun...
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