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COL BKB: Minnesota 62, Iowa 59

Feb. 3, 2013 at 3:27 PM   |   Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Austin Hollins hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 11.6 seconds remaining Sunday and No. 24 Minnesota hung on for a 62-59 victory over Iowa.

Trailing by four points in the final minutes, Minnesota's Joe Coleman made a layup with 1:47 left, shaving the Golden Gophers' deficit to two.

Iowa's Roy Devyn Marble threw the ball away on the next possession and Hollins then drained his decisive 3-pointer from along the right sideline.

The Gophers' guard sealed the victory with a steal and a pair of free throws, finishing with 17 points and five rebounds for Minnesota (17-5, 5-4 Big Ten), which won a second straight following a four-game skid.

Andre Hollins provided 15 points, eight assists and six boards in the victory.

Mike Gesell led the Hawkeyes (14-8, 3-6) with 11 points and six rebounds while Zach McCabe and Aaron White each added 10 points in the loss.

Topics: Ron White
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