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Associated Press, Published November 24 2012

Hollins' late free throws lift Gophers over Stanford

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas – Andre Hollins, a day after scoring 41 points, made three free throws with 0.4 seconds to play to give Minnesota a 66-63 victory over Stanford on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis men’s college basketball tournament.

The game was tied at 63 and Minnesota was inbounding the ball from under its own basket. After an inbounds pass, the ball was tipped away by Stanford's Dwight Powell, who saved it as he was falling out of bounds near midcourt. Hollins calmly corralled the loose ball and dribbled to midcourt where he launched a shot and was hit on the right arm by Stanford's Chasson Randle.

As Randle crouched in front of his bench holding his head as teammates patted him, the officials went to the monitor to see if the foul happened after time expired. They put 0.4 seconds back on the clock and Hollins made all three free throws.

MINNESOTA (6-1): Williams Jr. 3-5 6-8 12, Eliason 0-1 0-0 0, An. Hollins 1-8 6-7 8, Coleman 5-8 0-0 11, Au. Hollins 2-6 2-4 7, Welch 1-2 0-0 2, Osenieks 0-1 1-2 1, Ahanmisi 0-0 5-6 5, Walker 0-0 1-2 1, Ingram 0-2 0-0 0, Mbakwe 7-10 5-6 19. Totals 19-43 26-35 66.

STANFORD (4-3): Huestis 0-7 1-2 1, Powell 7-11 7-7 22, Nastic 1-2 2-4 4, Sanders 1-3 0-0 2, Randle 3-19 5-6 13, Lemons 4-5 0-0 9, And. Brown 3-5 0-0 6, Allen 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 0-0 0-0 0, Verhoeven 0-0 0-0 0, Gage 2-7 0-0 6. Totals 21-59 15-19 63.

Halftime: Tied 32-32. 3-Point Goals: Minnesota 2-9 (Coleman 1-2, Au. Hollins 1-4, Osenieks 0-1, An. Hollins 0-2), Stanford 6-19 (Gage 2-6, Randle 2-9, Powell 1-1, Lemons 1-1, Huestis 0-2). Fouled Out: Huestis. Rebounds: Minnesota 36 (Mbakwe 12), Stanford 30 (Huestis 6). Assists: Minnesota 7 (Ahanmisi, An. Hollins, Welch 2), Stanford 14 (Sanders 4). Total Fouls: Minnesota 16, Stanford 22. A: 1,845.