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Minnesota Beats South Dakota State 75-59

Updated: 12/10/2013 10:50 PM
Created: 12/10/2013 10:35 PM WDIO.com
By: DAVE CAMPBELL

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Austin Hollins scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds as Minnesota pulled away from South Dakota State for a 75-59 victory Tuesday night.

DeAndre Mathieu added 15 points, and Elliott Eliason had 10 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks for the Gophers (9-2), who had 21 assists and only seven turnovers. They held a 40-30 rebounding advantage.

Jordan Dykstra led the Jackrabbits (4-7) with 16 points and 16 rebounds, and Chad White added 15 points. It was kind of a homecoming for Duluth native Anders Broman, who is a freshman guard at SDSU. Minnesota's all-time prep scoring leader played seven minutes and had an assist.

The Gophers had a special guest behind their bench, with coach Richard Pitino's father, Rick Pitino, wearing a maroon-and-gold scarf over a matching Minnesota jacket and shirt. The Louisville coach took advantage of a night off to travel north and support his son's new team, and he looked every bit the coach in his seat, clapping emphatically, intently glancing up at the scoreboard and wincing when plays went against the Gophers.

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