Andre Hollins, Gophers
The sophomore guard had it going from the start, hitting three three-pointers in the first seven minutes and making his first five shots (four three-pointers) from the field. He scored 20 of his 22 points in the first half.
BY THE NUMBERS
6 Three-pointers by the Gophers in the first half, quickly dictating the pace. Minnesota finished with 10 overall.
18 Turnovers by South Dakota State, a team usually quite disciplined but playing without starting point guard Nate Wolters.
56.9 Gophers' shooting percentage from the field, their best of this season.