Boxscore
Minnesota 72, Richmond 57
Sunday, November 18, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - Les Jones, Mike Sanzere, Todd Williams
Attendance - 11341

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Richmond 29 28 57
Minnesota 30 42 72

Recap


Minnesota 72, Richmond 57: Rodney Williams Jr. scored 15 points and Andre Hollins produced nine of his 14 in a second-half run that upended the visiting Spiders.

Austin Collins scored 13 points and Joe Coleman had 10 for Minnesota (4-0).

Derrick Williams had 16 points to lead the way for Richmond (3-1). Kendall Anthony contributed 13 for the Spiders, who shot 22-for-66 from the field (33 percent).

After trailing by as many as nine points in the first half, the Golden Gophers took a one-point lead into the break. A 9-0 run by Richmond put the Spiders back ahead at 49-42 with 10 minutes remaining, but Minnesota answered with a 12-0 run of its own.

Andre Hollins sparked the run by scoring nine unanswered points for Minnesota. His 3-pointer gave the Golden Gophers the lead for good at 51-49, and another 3-pointer with 3:53 remaining stretched the lead to 61-53.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Darien Brothers, the lone returning starter from the 2010-11 Richmond team that reached the Sweet 16, struggled from the floor. He came in averaging 19.7 points and shooting 59.4 percent from the field, but finished 1-for-11 with two points. … Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe, who is coming back from a season-ending knee injury last November, recorded season highs of nine points, 12 rebounds and 27 minutes of playing time. … The Golden Gophers host No. 9 Duke on Thursday.

Richmond Spiders

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cedrick Lindsay 23:00 4-13 0-2 1-1 0 2 2 1 1 3 1 0 9
Derrick Williams 26:00 6-11 1-2 3-6 3 1 4 0 4 0 1 0 16
Darien Brothers 32:00 1-11 0-4 0-0 1 0 1 3 3 2 2 0 2
Greg Robbins 30:00 2-5 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 2 4 3 2 0 5
Kendall Anthony 29:00 4-15 1-6 4-4 3 0 3 1 2 2 1 0 13
Alonzo Nelson-Ododa 24:00 2-4 0-1 1-2 2 2 4 1 2 2 0 2 5
Wayne Sparrow 12:00 2-4 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 1 2 3 1 0 4
Deion Taylor 4:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Trey Davis 16:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Terry Allen 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-66 4-20 9-13 11 9 20 9 20 15 8 2 57
  33.3% 20.0% 69.2% Team Rebs: 10   Total TO: 8

Minnesota Golden Gophers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andre Hollins 32:00 5-12 1-4 3-3 0 2 2 7 3 3 2 2 14
Rodney Williams 36:00 6-10 0-1 3-5 2 4 6 4 3 0 3 2 15
Joe Coleman 34:00 4-7 1-1 1-3 1 5 6 0 1 2 2 0 10
Elliott Eliason 11:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 4
Maverick Ahanmisi 7:00 1-1 1-1 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Trevor Mbakwe 27:00 4-7 0-0 1-3 3 9 12 1 4 0 3 2 9
Oto Osenieks 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0
Maurice Walker 2:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 2
Austin Hollins 33:00 3-4 2-3 5-5 2 2 4 3 0 0 1 1 13
Andre Ingram 4:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Julian Welch 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-46 5-10 15-21 9 28 37 17 13 5 19 9 72
  56.5% 50.0% 71.4% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 19
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