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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.


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