facebook
twitter
search
search

COL BKB: Minnesota 86, UCLA 66

March 23, 2013 at 1:14 AM

AUSTIN, Texas, March 23 (UPI) -- A big game from Andre Hollins and a solid defensive effort Friday launched Minnesota to an 86-66 upset over UCLA in the NCAA tourney's second round.

The win for the 11th-seeded Golden Gophers closed out the 32-game second round of the tournament and reduced the event to 32 teams -- 10 of which advanced as a lower seed.

Minnesota will face Florida on Sunday after the Gators easily disposed of Northwestern State 79-47.

Hollins had 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists. He made all seven of his free throw attempts. Minnesota shot 50 percent from the field and went 9-of-16 from beyond the 3-point arc.

The Golden Gophers (21-12) improved the Big Ten Conference's record in this year's tournament to 6-1. Wisconsin was the only team from that conference to lose its opening game.

UCLA (25-10) was led by Shabazz Muhammad with 20 points. The Bruins connected on just 20 field goals.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
FSU dismisses QB after video shows him hitting woman
Tennessee Titans QB Mariota remains unsigned
Chicago Blackhawks trade G Nilsson to Edmonton Oilers for F Coughlin
VIDEO: Florida State's Johnson punches woman in face
Report: G Williams rejoining Cleveland Cavaliers