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ANDRE HOLLINS RUMORS

Healthy again, Andre Hollins should bounce back.

The Golden Gophers will go as far as Andre Hollins can carry them this season, and Hollins will go as far as his ankles let him. The combo-guard has a good chance to become the Gophers' all-time leading scorer, despite being healthy for only one complete season, his sophomore year. That season he scored 41 points in a game, was named third team All-Big Ten, and helped his team...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Six things that need to happen at The Barn (but probably won’t).

It is getting perilously close to the start of the Golden Gophers basketball season. Practice starts tomorrow. The first game isn't much more than a month away. It might snow a bit this weekend. Things are getting real, as kids once said. Here is a wishlist for the upcoming season, with items both reasonable and unrealistic.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Hollins is back to his old self, and it is just in time.

Two-thirds of the Big Ten season has gone by, and the Minnesota Golden Gophers are still the worst defensive team in the Big Ten. It is too late in the season to hope that they'll become a good defensive team, probably too late to hope they'll become average, and will soon be too late to think they can get out of the defensive cellar. The Gophers are not going to win any...
Via From The Barn
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Hollins, Gophers eager to face Badgers again

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers guard Andre Hollins can't wait for Thursday's game against Wisconsin for two reasons. For starters, it was during Minnesota's game against the Badgers last month in which Hollins suffered a sprained ankle that forced him to miss his team's next two games -- both losses. On top of that, a now-healthy Hollins will be traveling to the Kohl Center...
Via Fox Sports North
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota's Andre Hollins doubtful vs. Nebraska

Minnesota leading scorer Andre Hollins has a sprained left ankle that will likely keep him out of the next game. X-rays revealed no broken bones. Hollins also had an MRI test Thursday that confirmed the original diagnosis. The university announced Hollins' status for Sunday at Nebraska as doubtful, and the junior will be re-evaluated daily. Hollins has missed only one game in...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hollins invited to try out for University Games team

MINNEAPOLIS Gophers point guard Andre Hollins has been invited to try out for the World University Games this summer according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. New Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino made the announcement on Friday during a stop in New Ulm for the Gophers' caravan tour. Hollins will take part in training camp from June 24-July 1 in Colorado Springs, Colo. "...
Via Fox Sports North
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

The Big Ten basketball season is officially underway

  The first Big Ten basketball games launched last Monday as Michigan State played Minnesota and Iowa faced Indiana.  As many Big Ten basketball fans and players were anxious to begin conference play, both games were extremely competitive and exciting. The 9th ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the 18th ranked Michigan State Spartans 76-63.  The Spartans led 61- 60 with...
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January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Hollins named Big Ten Player of the Week

MINNEAPOLIS After scoring 41 points in Minnesota's game against Memphis, Gophers guard Andre Hollins was named the Big Ten Player of the Week. Hollins had his breakout game against his hometown team, as he grew up in Memphis. His 41-point effort helped the Gophers beat the Tigers 84-75 in their second game of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. In that game, Hollins...
Via Fox Sports North
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Hollins' 41 sinks Tigers in Atlantis

Andre Hollins had a lot to deal with as he and his Minnesota teammate prepared to face Memphis in the Battle 4 Atlantis. His grandmother died last weekend. And across the court from him Friday were a lot people he knows well -- he was one of the Memphis high school players who got away. When the Gophers' 84-75 victory over the 19th-ranked Tigers in the consolation semifinals...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

A special guest post by Dan Hanner: The Future is here

Something special is happening, and we aren't the only ones noticing. Statistical guru, college-basketball extraordinaire, and occasional Gopher observer Dan Hanner broke down the team's transformation by comparing the last six games to the season as a whole. Being born in Minnesota and witnessing the Gophers previous N.I.T. title runs in person, it still isn't obvious...
Via From The Barn
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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