Postseason NIT - High Point vs Minnesota Recap - Minnesota Wins 88-81
Minnesota grabbed an 88-81 win over High Point on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Maverick Ahanmisi at Williams Arena.
Minnesota won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 17-point spread.
Minnesota got 14 points from Joey King and another 13 points from Andre Hollins. Austin Hollins contributed 8 assists, while Joey King cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
High Point got 20 points from Devante Wallace in a losing cause and another 19 points from John Brown. Jorge Perez-Laham contributed 5 assists for them, while Lorenzo Cugini had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 38-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored High Point as they grabbed 31 boards, while Minnesota only had 30.