abc
QUICK LINKS:

WEB CHAT: What NIT Championship Does for Gophers

Updated: 04/04/2014 2:34 PM
Created: 04/04/2014 10:56 AM KSTP.com

The Gophers men's basketball team defeated SMU 65-63 Thursday night to win its third NIT championship in school history. Austin Hollins scored 19 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left, to lead Minnesota.

KSTP's Nick Tabbert and Darren Wolfson break down what the win means to first-year coach Richard Pitino and the Gophers program going forward.

Read the full game recap here.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
18°
25° | 11°
  • Feels like: 3° F
  • Wind: W 16mph
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Mon A few clouds
    27° | 18°
  • Tue Snow
    30° | 24°
  • Wed Considerable cloudiness
    12° | -1°
  • Thu Sunny
    18° | 12°

Video

KSTP NEWS