Minnesota Captures NIT Championship


Published on April 4 2014 6:33 am
Last Updated on April 4 2014 6:33 am
Written by Millie Lange

Minnesota Wins NIT Over SMU

(New York, NY) -- Austin Hollins scored 19 points to pace the Minnesota Golden Gophers to a 65-63 win over the SMU Mustangs and to an NIT championship.  Andre Hollins added 14 points while Deandre Mathieu tallied 13 for Minnesota, which ends the season 25-13. The Gophers were the runner up two seasons ago in the NIT. Nic Moore totaled 17 points and seven assists for SMU, which closes the year 27-10. Nick Russell had 15 points and six rebounds in defeat.