Minnesota vs. Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Minnesota vs. Florida: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Minnesota 64
(21-13, 3-8 away)
(14) Florida 78
(28-7, 15-0 home)
Venue: Erwin Center
6:10PM ET / 3:10PM PT, March 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Minnesota 27 37 64
Florida 48 30 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Minnesota A Hollins 25 T Mbakwe 6 E Eliason 3
Florida M Rosario 25 P Young 7 S Wilbekin 6

On Sunday, Mar. 24, No. 11-seeded Minnesota took on No. 3-seeded Florida and was defeated by the Gators 78-64 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Andre Hollins paced the Golden Gophers and put up a game-high 25 points, shooting six of 10 from three-point range. Trevor Mbakwe had 11 points and added six rebounds. For the Gators, Mike Rosario got a season-high 25 points, including six-of-nine shooting from three-point range. Minnesota closes out the season with a 21-13 record. The Golden Gophers got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Illinois 51-49 in the Big Ten Tournament. In the regular season, they finished seventh in the Big Ten with an 8-10 record in conference play. Minnesota took down No. 6-seeded UCLA 83-63 in the second round.

Minnesota Game Notes

  • The last time Minnesota started the season 21-13 was 2009.
  • Prior to this game, Minnesota played 53 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 17-36.
  • Minnesota has lost 88 percent of the time this season (1-7) after recording four or fewer steals.
  • The Golden Gophers have lost 83 percent of the time this season (2-10) after having a field goal percentage of 40.0 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 78 or more total points this season, Minnesota has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Minnesota has lost 83 percent of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition records 10 or more three-pointers this season, Minnesota has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • Minnesota set season lows for blocks (one) and rebounds (29).
  • Andre Hollins accounted for 39.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Andre Hollins has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 34 games this season.
  • Trevor Mbakwe has led the team in rebounding in 22 out of 34 games this season.
  • Austin Hollins has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Andre Hollins's career.
  • Andre Hollins has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Andre Hollins had a career high with six three-pointers.

Florida Game Notes

  • Mike Rosario accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Patric Young and Will Yeguete) accounted for 46.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Mike Rosario has led the team in scoring 15 times in 35 games this season.
  • Patric Young has led the team in rebounding 14 times in 35 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Mike Rosario's career.
  • Mike Rosario set a career high with six three-pointers.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Erik Murphy.
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAndre Hollins312551204
BTrevor Mbakwe211161003
BAustin Hollins371031101
BRodney Williams301052112
B-Andre Ingram15440000
CEliott Eliason12013000
CJoe Coleman31412001
-Julian Welch6020001
-Oto Osenieks6000000
-M. Ahanmisi7000001
-Maurice Walker4001000
UF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mike Rosario342521200
B+S. Wilbekin341216103
B+Erik Murphy241541001
BCasey Prather22720120
B-Patric Young26572013
B-Will Yeguete25752203
C-Kenny Boynton27711103
-M. Frazier II8020001

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