Hollins Lifts Minnesota Past Southern Miss in NIT

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Hollins Lifts Minnesota Past Southern Miss in NIT

March 26, 2014 Updated Mar 26, 2014 at 12:46 AM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota senior guard Austin Hollins had a career-high 32 points to lift the Gophers past Southern Miss 81-73 and into the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) semifinals on Tuesday night at Williams Arena.

Hollins scored 12 straight points and made all 10 of his free-throw attempts. Joey Kind added 15 points while Maurice Walker tallied 12 points for the Gophers.

Minnesota will play either Florida State or Louisiana Tech on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in the NIT semifinals.

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