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Andre Hollins scored 20 of his 22 points before halftime, and No. 14 Minnesota breezed to an 88-64 victory on Tuesday over a South Dakota State team missing point guard Nate Wolters.
Hollins swished his first six 3-point attempts and finished 8 for 9 from the field for the Gophers (9-1), who reached their highest ranking in the Associated Press poll this week in six years under coach Tubby Smith.
Austin Hollins had 17 points, five assists and four steals, Joe Coleman added 15 points and seven rebounds and the Gophers did most of their damage on the perimeter and the fast break to notch their largest winning margin this season.
Jordan Dykstra scored 17 points for the Jackrabbits (6-3), who missed Wolters their standout from nearby St. Cloud whose ankle injury prevented him from playing in his home state for the final time.
Minnesota is 16-0 against South Dakota State since the two schools first met in 1930. The Gophers play at USC on Saturday before wrapping up their nonconferenc...
BEST OF MAXIM
MINNEAPOLIS - Tubby Smith, Austin Hollins, and Andre Hollins talked to the media following Minnesota's 88-64 victory over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota football team announced Tuesday that quarterback Max Shortell will transfer next season.
Shortell, a sophomore from Shawnee Mission, Kan., was behind MarQueis Gray on the depth chart last year as a freshman and now behind true freshman Philip Nelson.
"Max is an outstanding young man, and I respect and understand his decision to transfer...
South Dakota State got a glimpse of what playing without star guard Nate Wolters is like at Minnesota.
It wasn't good.
While Wolters watched with a sprained right ankle, the 14th-ranked Gophers breezed to an 88-64 victory on Tuesday.
The lone Minnesotan on the Jackrabbits roster, Wolters participated in warm-ups, but wasn't strong enough to play.
''This was obviously...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andre Hollins scored 20 of his 22 points before halftime, and No. 14 Minnesota breezed to an 88-64 victory on Tuesday over a South Dakota State team missing point guard Nate Wolters.
Minnesota backup quarterback Max Shortell has decided to transfer to another school following freshman Philip Nelson's takeover of the position.
Coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday that he respects the Kansas native's choice and ''will help him in any way'' he can.
Shortell started two games last season when MarQueis Gray was injured. He threw three touchdown...
Hey, the first (and likely only) Kendal Shell headline that will ever occur! It wasn’t the highlight of the game, but in a relatively boring, Wolters-less victory over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, Mr. End-of-the-Bench scored a career high four points in garbage time as the Gophers destroyed SDSU 88-64 and continued to outpace their [...]
And now, the target is firmly affixed to the Golden Gophers back. When the top 25 poll results were announced this afternoon, the Gophers were ranked #14 by the AP and #21 by the coaches. Any talk of being a sleeper team or underrated or under the radar evaporated immediately. Now the hard work of justifying and keeping the ranking begins.
Minnesota Gophers freshman goaltender Adam Wilcox was named the Hockey Commissioners Association National Division I Rookie of the Month for November on Tuesday. The St. Paul, Minn., native put up a 1.75 goals-against average during the month, helping the Gophers to 5-2-2 record, including a six-game unbeaten streak.
Wilcox, a draft choice of the Tampa Bay Lightning, has started...
Each week 12 us of vote in the WCHA Web Media Poll put on by the Tech Hockey Guide. There are approximately five of us put our picks on-line.
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3. North Dakota
6. St. Cloud State
7. Minnesota State
10. Michigan Tech
11. Bemidji State