Austin Hollins scored a career-high 32 points to lead Minnesota
Gophers host Southern Miss on Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Andre Hollins led Minnesota with 20 points.
Malik Smith scores 16 points in loss at Maui Invitational.
The sophomore point guard has flourished on the court and in the Carlson School of Management.
The final episode of Raise the Barn takes you on Minnesota's ride through the NIT run.
Minnesota defeated SMU to win the 2014 NIT in New York City.
The Gopher basketball team advanced to the NIT Championship game with an overtime win over Florida State.
Minnesota defeated Southern Miss to advance to the NIT Semifinals in New York.
Minnesota defeated Saint Mary's at Williams Arena to advance in the NIT.
Minnesota defeated SMU to claim the NIT title on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
Men's Basketball vs. Saint Mary's
Minnesota vs. Penn State (USATSI)
Minnesota at No. 16 Michigan photos by USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota at Northwestern
2013-14 | Senior Season:
NIT Most Outstanding Player started all 38 games, scoring 12.4 points per game, second on the team led the team with 75 steals, finishing third in the Big Ten recorded 26 double-digit scoring games and three double-doubles opened the season with 11 points and tied a career high with seven rebounds against Lehigh (11/8) collected his first career double-double with 11 points and a then career-high 10 rebounds against Montana (11/12) collected his second-straight double-double with 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds at Richmond (11/16) scored 15 points and sished out four assists against Coastal Carolina (11/19) scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed eight boards against Wofford (11/21) contributed 11 points and four assists against Syracuse (11/25) scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds against Arkansas (11/26) finished with 16 points, five rebounds and three steals against Florida State (12/3) contributed 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals against New Orleans (12/7) joined the 1,000-point club and led all players with 20 points and career-high 14 rebounds, adding three assists and a steal against South Dakota State (12/10) added 10 points, six assists, four rebounds and two blocks against Omaha (12/20) scored 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. TAMUCC (12/28) scored game highs of 18 points and nine rebounds in win over Purdue (1/5) chipped in six points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. Ohio State (1/16) scored 13 points, eight rebounds, five steals, two assists and a block at Iowa (1/19) scored 11 points with four steals and three assists vs. Wisconsin (1/22) recorded nine points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals at Nebraska (1/26) scored 13 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists vs. Northwestern (2/1) played a career-high 51 minutes and scored 14 points, four steals, four assists and three rebounds at Purdue (2/5) scored six points, six rebounds and a block at Northwestern (2/16) scored 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists, and a steal vs. Illinois (2/19) poured in career-high 27 points with four rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. Iowa (2/25) scored 16 points, three rebounds, two steals and a block at Michigan (3/1) contributed 14 points, three steals, one assist and a rebound vs. Penn State (3/9) led all scorers with 18 points and added three rebounds, two steals and two assists with a block vs. Penn State (3/13 - BTT) dished a career-high eight assists and scored eight points with three steals and a rebound vs. High Point (3/18 - NIT) recorded 10 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals vs. Saint Mary's (3/23 - NIT) scored a career-high 32 points including six threes with four assists, three steals and two rebounds vs. Southern Miss (3/25 - NIT) scored 17 points, five rebounds and a block vs. Florida State (4/1 - NIT) scored a game-high 19 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, and added four steals against SMU (4/3 - NIT).
2012-13 | Junior Season:
Scored a then career-high 20 points and collected a then career-high five steals in the season opener against American (11/9) collected a career-high six steals and dished out a team-high five assists to go with seven points against Memphis (11/23) scored 13 points and dished out three assists at Florida State (11/27) scored 12 points, grabbed six rebounds and blocked a career-high four shots against North Florida (12/1) finished with 17 points and four steals against South Dakota State (12/4) scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds against Michigan State (12/31) finished with a game-high 19 points - 17 in the 2nd half - and hit a career-high five three pointers against Northwestern (1/6) tied a career-high with six assists to go along with six points & four rebounds at Illinois (1/9) scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed six rebounds against Michigan (1/17) finished with 13 points and team-highs of five assists & three steals against Nebraska (1/29) scored a game-high 17 points, including the go-ahead three pointer with 11 seconds remaining in the game, and grabbed five rebounds against Iowa (2/3) scored a team-high 16 points and dished out four assists against Illinois (2/10) finished with 11 points and a game-high four assists against Wisconsin (2/14) scored a team-high 16 points against Illinois (3/14) in the Big Ten Tournament finished with 16 points, four steals and a career-high seven assists against UCLA in the NCAA Second Round (3/22) contributed 10 points and three rebounds in the season-ending loss to Florida (3/24) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.
2011-12 | Sophomore Season:
Tied a then career high with 13 points in the season opener against Bucknell (11/11) scored 14 points and dished out six assists against Mount St. Mary's (11/21), both career highs tied a career high and led the team with 14 points against Dayton (11/27) tied a career-high with five rebounds against Appalachian State (12/6) played a career-high 38 minutes and scored eight points at Illinois (12/27) grabbed a career-high six rebounds and dished out five assists against Iowa (1/04) paced the Gophers with a career-night in the win at Indiana (1/12) - finished with a career-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting and added a pair of blocks did not miss a shot at Penn State (1/15), finishing 3-of-3 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line to finish with 12 points scored 11 points and sished out two assists against Northwestern (1/22) tied for the team-high with 14 points against Illinois (1/28); scored the final six points for Minnesota to put the game into overtime tied a then career-high with three treys and finished with 11 points at Iowa (2/1) hit a career-high four three pointers en route to a team-high 17 points against Michigan State (2/22) led the team with 14 points on 4-of-8 shooting against Indiana (2/26) tied a then career-high with six rebounds at Wisconsin (2/28) tied a career-high with four treys and finished with 13 points against Nebraska (3/3) grabbed a career-high seven rebounds, tied a career-high with six assists and scored 12 points against Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament (3/8) scored 11 points in the BTT Quarterfinal game against Michigan (3/9) scored 16 points in the NIT opener at La Salle (3/14) scored 10 points in 36 minutes in the NIT quarterfinal round at Middle Tennessee State (3/21) scored 12 points and played a career-high 40 minutes against Washington (3/27) in the NIT semifinals scored 10 points and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds in the NIT Championship against Stanford (3/29) letterwinner.
Scored his 100th career point against Illinois (2/10/11).
2010-11 | Freshman Season:
Played nine minutes in collegiate debut against Wofford (11/12) made first career start and scored first points against Siena (11/15) averaged 2.7 ppg and 1.3 rpg in13.7 mpg at Puerto Rico Tip-Off established career-highs with 29 minutes and four steals at St. Joseph's (12/8) scored seven points and collected a steal in eight minutes against Iowa (1/16) contributed his second career double-digit scoring game with 10 points in 14 minutes off the bench against Northwestern (1/26) tied a career-high by playing 29 minutes at Purdue (1/29) contributed two points, four rebounds and two assists established career-highs with 13 points and five rebounds at Indiana (2/2) started and contributed eight points and four rebounds while playing a career-high 32 minutes against Ohio State (2/6) dished out a career-high five assists against Illinois (2/10) tied a career high with five rebounds and five assists against Michigan (2/26) contributed eight points and four rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench against Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament (3/10) letterwinner.
A graduate of Germantown High School averaged 18.9 points per game as a senior (549 points in 29 reg. season games) helped Germantown to a 24-9 record team advanced to the Region 8-AAA quarterfinals, where they fell to nationally ranked and eventual 2010 Tennessee Class AAA state champion Melrose High named to Best of the Preps Class AAA Team by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal.
Son of Lionel and Angela Hollins his father, Lionel, helped the Portland Trailblazers to the 1977 NBA title and is now head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies has three siblings: Lamont, Jackie and Anthony buiness and marketing education major.
Northern Illinois Game to Air Live on BTN
Sunday’s men’s basketball game against Northern Illinois will now be televised live on BTN.
Minnesota Downs NJIT, 74-68
Akeem Springs came off the bench to score 19 points and Nate Mason added 18 for Minnesota, which came from behind in the second half and escaped with a 74-68 victory against NJIT.
Preview: Gophers vs. NJIT
The men's basketball team returns to the Barn Tuesday to begin a six-game December homestand.