Postseason NIT - Southern Miss vs Minnesota Recap - Minnesota Wins 81-73
Austin Hollins poured in 32 points for Minnesota on Tuesday, as they defeated Southern Miss 81-73 at Williams Arena.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites.
Minnesota got 15 points from Joey King and another 12 points from Maurice Walker. Andre Hollins contributed 7 assists, while Maurice Walker cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Southern Miss got 16 points from Neil Watson in a losing cause and another 15 points from Daveon Boardingham. Michael Craig contributed 6 assists for them, while Matt Bingaya had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 44-40 at the break.
Southern Miss had a 37-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.