COL BKB: Minnesota 68, Washington 67 (OT)

March 28, 2012 at 1:01 AM
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NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- Andre Hollins scored 20 points Tuesday to lead Minnesota to an 88-67 overtime win over Washington and a trip to the National Invitation Tournament title game.

The Gophers (23-14) will face Stanford in the championship game Thursday. The Cardinal beat Massachusetts 74-64 in Thursday's other semifinal game.

Hollins scored all seven of the Gophers' points in overtime.

Rodney Williams had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota and Austin Hollins had a dozen, including two 3-pointers.

Terrance Ross scored 21 for Washington (24-11) and Darnell Grant had 12 points and 10 boards.

Washington trailed 38-26 at halftime but went on a 12-4 run in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the second half to tie the score and force overtime.

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