Minnesota Defeats Purdue 82-79 - Recap
|Minnesota Defeats Purdue 82-79 - Recap|
Minnesota earned an 82-79 victory over Purdue on Sunday, getting 18 points from Austin Hollins at Williams Arena.
Minnesota earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7.5-point spread.
Minnesota got 17 points from Andre Hollins and another 11 points from Deandre Mathieu. Andre Hollins contributed 5 assists, while Austin Hollins cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Purdue got an 18-point performance from Terone Johnson, who was supported by 12 points from Ronnie Johnson. Ronnie Johnson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Purdue, while Basil Smotherman grabbed 6 rebounds.
Minnesota led at halftime, 42-35.
Purdue had a 36-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.