Hollins helps Minnesota top No. 20 Wisconsin 58-53

10:12 PM, Feb 14, 2013   |    comments
  • Minnesota Gophers guard Austin Hollins (20) shoots for two points in the first half against the Wisconsin Badgers at Williams Arena. Mandatory Credit: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports
  • Wisconsin Badgers forward Jared Berggren (40) guards Minnesota Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe (32) in the first half at Williams Arena. Mandatory Credit: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports
    
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MINNEAPOLIS - Andre Hollins hit the go-ahead 3-pointer midway through overtime to finish with 21 points and lead Minnesota to a 58-53 victory over No. 20 Wisconsin on Thursday night.

It was third straight game Wisconsin went to overtime.

Austin Hollins added 11 points for the Gophers (18-7, 6-6 Big Ten), who held the Badgers without a basket for about 11 minutes until Jared Berggren's putback with 10 seconds left in the extra period. Hollins went 4 for 4 from the free throw line over the final 18 seconds of overtime to seal it.

Sam Dekker scored 14 points and Ben Brust added 11 for the Badgers (17-8, 8-4). They were 7 for 28 from 3-point range, negating their 18 offensive rebounds, and scored a total of four points over the last 10-plus minutes of the game.

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