Hollins Leads Minnesota Past Wake, 84-69
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Andre Hollins scored a season-high 27 points and Minnesota beat Wake Forest 84-69 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Hollins hit a career-high seven 3-pointers while Carlos Morris added 15 points and Joey King had 14 for the Golden Gophers (5-2).
They shot 49 percent - 57 percent in the second half - and overcame a season-high-tying 20 turnovers by hitting a season-best 12 3-pointers.
Minnesota hit its first seven shots of the second half and spent most of the rest of the night protecting a double-figure lead.
Miles Overton had 14 points for the Demon Deacons (4-4).
They had 18 turnovers, shot 41 percent and - for the second straight game, both losses - were unable to get top scorer Devin Thomas going.