Iowa vs. Minnesota: Recap and Stats

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Iowa vs. Minnesota: Recap and Stats
Iowa 59
(14-8, 1-6 away)
(23) Minnesota 62
(17-5, 14-2 home)
Venue: Williams Arena
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, February 03, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa 28 31 59
Minnesota 29 33 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa M Gesell 11 M Gesell 6 A Clemmons 5
Minnesota A Hollins 17 R Williams 7 A Hollins 8

No. 23 Minnesota got a slim victory over Iowa 62-59 in Big Ten play on Sunday, February 3rd. Andre Hollins played well for the Golden Gophers and put up 15 points and eight assists. Austin Hollins had a game-high 17 points and added five rebounds. For the Hawkeyes, Aaron White got 10 points and five rebounds. Next up for Minnesota (17-4, 5-3 Big Ten) is 13th-ranked Michigan State (18-4, 7-2 Big Ten) on Wednesday, February 6th on the road.

Minnesota Game Notes

  • The Golden Gophers have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Minnesota has won 28 close games.
  • The Golden Gophers have won 100% of the time this season (12-0) after recording 17 or more assists.
  • Minnesota has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
  • Minnesota has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 36.2% field goal percentage.
  • Minnesota has won 90% of the time this season (9-1) when opponents record 10 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Minnesota has won 81% of the time (13-3) when Rodney Williams has 10 points or more, 89% of the time (8-1) when Austin Hollins has 5 field goals made or more, and 75% of the time (6-2) when Trevor Mbakwe has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The Golden Gophers have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Minnesota has a 18.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Andre Hollins recorded a team season high in assists with 8.
  • The top two scorers (Austin Hollins and Andre Hollins) accounted for 51.6% of the points.
  • Austin Hollins has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 22 games this season.
  • Rodney Williams has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 22 games this season.
  • Andre Hollins has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Andre Hollins had a career high with 8 assists.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The Hawkeyes have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Iowa has lost 28 close games.
  • Mike Gesell has led the team in scoring 3 times in 22 games this season.
  • Aaron White has 7 straight double-digit point games.
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Aaron White321052201
B+Mike Gesell301163001
BA. Clemmons21425100
BJosh Oglesby21813200
BZach McCabe191001100
BMelsahn Basabe15730011
BEric May24511210
CAdam Woodbury15440002
D+R. Marble17032003
-A. Olaseni6020002
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Andre Hollins371568201
AAustin Hollins351751101
B+Trevor Mbakwe33862020
BRodney Williams331071022
BEliott Eliason19062220
CJoe Coleman301211115
-Julian Welch6010002
-Oto Osenieks3012000

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