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Minnesota Gets By Illinois Saturday

 width=Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois.

Hollins finished 10 for 15 from the field, including 5 for 7 from 3-point range, and had five assists for the Golden Gophers (13-8, 2-6 Big Ten). Carlos Morris had 13 of his 16 points in the first half, Mo Walker chipped in 12 points and 13 rebounds and Nate Mason added 10 points and six assists.

Hollins has 80 points in his last three games, an average of 26.7 points per contest.

Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn each scored 18 points for the depleted Fighting Illini (13-8, 3-5), who played their third game in the last seven days. Jaylon Tate added 11 points and nine assists, but the Illini ran out of steam down the stretch with a rotation that's only seven deep right now.

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball ("USA Today" Rankings)
#2 Virginia Cavaliers 50, Virginia Tech Hokies 47
#4 Villanova Wildcats 71, Creighton Bluejays 50
#6 Duke Blue Devils 77, St. John's Red Storm 68
#8 Maryland Terrapins 68, Northwestern Wildcats 67
#9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 81, North Carolina State Wolfpack 78 (OT)
#10 Louisville Cardinals 80, Pittsburgh Panthers 68
#11 Utah Utes 77, Washington Huskies 56
#13 Wichita State Shockers host Drake Bulldogs
Ohio State Buckeyes 82, #23 Indiana Hoosiers 70
Butler Bulldogs 77, #24 Seton Hall Pirates 57

>>Krzyzewski Gets 1,000th Career Win

(New York, NY) -- Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski [[ shuh-SHEFF-skee ]] earned his 1,000th career win on Sunday. The sixth-ranked Blue Devils rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half for a 77-68 victory over St. John's at Madison Square Garden. Duke closed out the game on a 26-7 run. The 67-year-old Krzyzewski is the first men's head coach in Division One history to reach 1,000 career wins. The Hall of Famer holds a career record of 1,000-and 308.

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