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Men's basketball: Gophers fall to Purdue in 3OT


By Marcus R. Fuller

St. Paul Pioneer Press

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Gophers got their leading scorer back Wednesday, but they needed a lot more than Andre Hollins to pull out a marathon of a game against Purdue.

The University of Minnesota’s junior guard returned to the lineup after a two-game absence with a sprained left ankle, but Hollins’ early spark wasn’t enough in a 77-74 triple overtime loss against the Boilermakers at Mackey Arena.

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