Postseason NIT - Minnesota Defeats St. Mary's 63-55 - Recap
|Postseason NIT - Minnesota Defeats St. Mary's 63-55 - Recap|
Joey King scored 18 points leading Minnesota to a 63-55 victory over St. Mary's at Williams Arena on Sunday.
Minnesota was a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Minnesota got 14 points from Deandre Mathieu and another 10 points from Austin Hollins. Austin Hollins contributed 5 assists, while Elliott Eliason cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
St. Mary's got a 24-point performance from Stephen Holt, who was supported by 9 points from James Walker III. Stephen Holt had 3 assists in a losing cause for St. Mary's, while Kerry Carter grabbed 8 rebounds.
Minnesota trailed at halftime, 26-22.
The rebound battle favored St. Mary's as they grabbed 30 boards, while Minnesota only had 29.