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NCAA Game Summary - Penn State vs. Minnesota



(Thursday, March 13th)

Final Score: Minnesota 63, Penn State 56

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Austin Hollins scored 18 points as the Minnesota Golden Gophers beat the Penn State Nittany Lions, 63-56, in the first round of the Big Ten Conference Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

DeAndre Mathieu had 13 points and five assists for the seventh-seeded Golden Gophers (20-12), who will face second-seeded Wisconsin on Friday.

D.J. Newbill finished with 16 points and seven rebounds, while Tim Frazier added 11 points, five boards and five assists for the 10th-seeded Nittany Lions (15-17).

Minnesota shot 40 percent from the field in the opening frame as it led 30-25 at intermission. Penn State made 32.3 percent of its field goal tries, including 1-of-9 from 3-point range through the first 20 minutes.

The Golden Gophers connected on 47.8 percent of their field goal tries in the second half, the Nittany Lions continued to struggle as they converted on just 32.1 percent, en route to the seven-point decision.

Penn State, which never led in the meeting, held a 41-33 rebounding advantage.

03/13 22:23:28 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
6th
KAN 0
SFG 5
 
4th
MIA 84
HOU 81
 
Final
MIN 107
IND 89
 
4th
OKC 88
UTA 105
 
Half
DEN 37
POR 50
 
1st
LAL 11
PHO 10
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
 
Half
LALAF 34
ARKST 23
 
Final
NJD 3
NYR 4
Final
BOS 5
SJS 3
Final
NYI 2
TOR 5
Final
MON 2
DET 1
 
3rd
NAS 3
ARI 3
 
3rd
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
2nd Intermission
CHI 3
PHI 0
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 6
VAN 2
 
2nd
COL 1
FLA 2
 
2nd
CAL 0
TAM 0