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Minnesota vs. Nebraska: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Minnesota 51
(20-10, 3-7 away)
Nebraska 53
(14-16, 12-7 home)
Venue: Bob Devaney Sports Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Minnesota 21 30 51
Nebraska 23 30 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Minnesota T Mbakwe 15 A Hollins 6 A Hollins 2
Nebraska B Ubel 15 B Ubel 6 B Ubel 4

On Wednesday, Mar. 6, Minnesota took on Nebraska and lost in a stunner to the Cornhuskers 53-51 in conference play. With the loss, the Golden Gophers even the season series against Nebraska at 1-1. The Golden Gophers got a game-high 15 points and six rebounds from Trevor Mbakwe. Andre Hollins had 14 points and added six rebounds. For the Cornhuskers, Brandon Ubel got a team-high 15 points and six rebounds. Next up for Minnesota (20-10, 8-9 Big Ten) is Purdue (14-16, 7-10 Big Ten) on Saturday, Mar. 9 on the road.

Minnesota Game Notes

  • The Golden Gophers have been unlucky three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Minnesota is 30-27 in close games.
  • Minnesota has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-6) after recording 51 or fewer total points.
  • The Golden Gophers have lost 88 percent of the time this season (1-7) after having a field goal percentage of 38.0 percent or worse.
  • Minnesota set a season low for steals (one).
  • Minnesota has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • The top two scorers (Trevor Mbakwe and Andre Hollins) accounted for 56.8 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more points (26) than the starters (25).
  • Trevor Mbakwe has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 19 times in 30 games this season.
  • Andre Hollins has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Trevor Mbakwe has three straight double-digit point games.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Brandon Ubel and Dylan Talley) accounted for 50.9 percent of the points.
  • Brandon Ubel has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 17 times in 30 games this season.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Shavon Shields.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for David Rivers.
  • Dylan Talley has eight straight double-digit point games.
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Eliott Eliason18741031
B+Trevor Mbakwe281560101
BAndre Hollins311462002
C+Andre Ingram22620030
C+Julian Welch21422010
CM. Ahanmisi17510001
D+Rodney Williams27041021
D+Joe Coleman17021000
DAustin Hollins19030002
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrandon Ubel301564003
B+Dylan Talley311233101
BDavid Rivers34762010
BAndre Almeida18450031
BShavon Shields34861202
CRay Gallegos40700111
C-Benny Parker13021000

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