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MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota guard Andre Hollins led the Golden Gophers to a much-needed win over Illinois Saturday - their second win in the Big Ten portion of their schedule.

Hollins scored a game-high 28 points - thanks in large part to Hollins hitting five of seven three-point shots.

Forward Mo Walker notched a double-double - scoring 12 points and pulling down 13 rebounds.

Carlos Morris scored 16 points and Nate Mason added 10 off the bench.

After converting a paltry 9-of-19 free throws in Tuesday's loss to Nebraska, the Gophers were successful on 22 of their 29 free throw attempts today.

With the win, the Minnesota improves to 2-6 in the Big Ten and 13-8 overall.  The Gophers will travel to Penn State for a game on Wednesday.