Andre Hollins had 11 points and Oto Osenieks 10 for Minnesota
The final episode of Raise the Barn takes you on Minnesota's ride through the NIT run.
The Gopher basketball team advanced to the NIT Championship game with an overtime win over Florida State.
Minnesota beat its second-straight top 11 opponent with an 81-68 win over Wisconsin.
Minnesota upset #11 Ohio State at Williams Arena on Thursday night.
The Gopher basketball traveled beat Penn State on the road, 68-65.
USATSI photos, Sunday Jan. 26, 2014
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2013-14 | Junior Season:
Appeared in 31 games, 23 in a starting role, before a knee injury severely limited playing time late in the season scored eight points, grabbed three rebounds and tied a career high with three assists in the season opener against Lehigh (11/8) played a career-high 30 minutes, finishing with a then career-high 13 points against Coastal Carolina (11/19) scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed five rebounds against Wofford (11/21) scored 10 points against New Orleans (12/7) contributed eight points, two assists and two rebounds against South Dakota State (12/10) added five points, three assists, two steals and a block with a rebound vs. TAMUCC (12/28) pulled down six rebounds and scored four points with two steals and an assist against Michigan (1/2) scored eight points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal against Purdue (1/5) scored eight points, three rebounds and an assist at Penn State (1/8) chipped in eight points, four rebounds, two steals, one block and an assist vs. Ohio State (1/16) scored nine points with five rebounds at Iowa (1/19) recorded six points, two rebounds and an assist at Nebraska (1/26) appeared briefly on Senior Night vs. Penn State.
2012-13 | Sophomore Season:
Scored eight points and tied a career high with three assists in 12 minutes off the bench against Toledo (11/12) finished with nine points and five rebounds against North Florida (12/01) tied a career-high with 10 points in 20 minutes against Lafayette (12/22) tied a career-high with 10 points while playing a career-high 27 minutes off the bench at Ohio State (2/20).
2011-12 | Freshman Season:
Played 10 minutes, scored three points and grabbed three rebounds in Gopher debut against Bucknell (11/11) scored eight points in 12 minutes off the bench against Fairfield (11/17) played 23 minutes scored seven points, grabbed three rebounds and blocked three shots against Mount St. Mary's (11/21) pulled down a then career-high four rebounds against DePaul (11/24) scored a season-high nine points against Dayton (11/27) scored six points on 3-of-4 shooting in seven minutes off the bench at Michigan (1/1) missed the game against Iowa (1/04) with a sprained left ankle scored eight points and tied a career-high with two assists against Illinois (1/28) contributed career-highs in multiple categories against Ohio State (2/14), including points (10) and minutes played (26) made his first career start at Northwestern (2/18) and finished with four points, a then career-high five rebounds and a career-high three assists played 21 minutes and contributed four points and a career-high six rebounds at La Salle in the first round of the NIT (3/14) left the game against Miami (3/19) with a concussion missed the games at Middle Tennessee State (3/21) and the NIT Final Four games against Washington (3/27) & Stanford (3/29) due to a consussion letterwinner.
A graduate of Brehm Prep in Carbondale, Ill. high school coach at Brehm was Aaron Lee helped team to a 15-6 record in his one season at Brehm averaged 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game also graduated from Rigas Hanzas High School in Latvia averaged 18.3 points and 5.5 rebounds as a senior, 17.9 points and 8.3 rebounds as a junior and 16.4 points as a sophomore.
Played for the Latvian National Team in the under 18 European Championships in 2008 team finished in seventh place also played for Latvia in the under 20 European Championships following his graduation at Brehm Prep was the team Most Valuable Player in the European Youth Basketball League.
Son of Guntars and Baiba Osenieks guardians are Charlie and Melanie Jones born March 19, 1990 has a brother, Reinis business 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.