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Minnesota Basketball: Austin Hollins Earns Big Ten Player of the Week Honors

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After scoring his 1,000th point as a Golden Gopher and leading the Gophers to a couple wins last week, Austin Hollins earned his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award.

  • Posted his third double-double of the season with a game-high 20 points and career-high 14 rebounds in the Golden Gophers' win over South Dakota State
  • Eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau for his career
  • Converted seven field goals against the Jackrabbits, corralled nine defensive boards and added three assists
  • Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Trevor Mbakwe (March 4, 2013)

Congratulations.