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    Austin, TX (Sports Network) - Andre Hollins had a game-high 28 points and made 5-of-9 shots from behind the arc to go along with nine rebounds as Minnesota outlasted UCLA, 83-63, on Friday in South Region second-round action of the NCAA Tournament.

    Austin Hollins followed with 16 points and seven assists, while Trevor Mbakwe had nine points and 12 boards for the 11 seed Gophers (21-12), who advance to Sunday's third round to face third-seeded Florida.

    Shabazz Muhammad paced UCLA with 20 points, while David Wear and Norman Powell each netted 10 in defeat for the sixth-seeded Bruins (25-10), who had missed the tournament two of the last three years haven't made it past the first two rounds since they last made the Final Four in 2008.

    UCLA's chances had already taken a blow before it made the postseason, as guard Jordan Adams, who averaged 15.3 points this season, broke his right ankle on the final play of the Bruins' Pac-12 tournament semifinal victory over Arizona.

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