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Austin Hollins Named Big 10 Player Of Week

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota senior Austin Hollins has been named the Big Ten Player of the Week for men’s basketball.

The award was announced by the conference on Monday.

Hollins crossed the 1,000-point mark for his career last week in leading the Gophers to a 75-59 victory over South Dakota State. He posted his third double-double, with 20 points and 14 rebounds in 30 minutes. The small forward is averaging 13.8 points and 7.4 rebounds over 11 games. He’s seventh in the Big Ten in rebounds.

Hollins is the 39th player in program history to pass 1,000 career points.

Minnesota hosts Nebraska-Omaha on Friday. The Gophers are 9-2.

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