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Williams snaps out of funk with 23 points, No. 23 Minnesota cruises past Nebraska, 84-65.

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    Minnesota's Trevor Mbakwe (32) dunks after getting behind Nebraska's Brandon Ubel (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid) (The Associated Press)

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    Minnesota's Austin Hollins, rear, bats the ball away from Nebraska's Dylan Talley, front, as Talley attempts to drive the lane during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid) (The Associated Press)

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    Nebraska's Benny Parker, top, shoots over Minnesota's Maverick Ahanmisi, bottom, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Minneapolis. Ahanmisi picked up a foul on the play. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid) (The Associated Press)

Rodney Williams snapped out of a funk to score 23 points and No. 23 Minnesota got a much-needed confidence boost with an 84-65 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.

Andre Hollins scored 14 points and Austin Hollins had 13 points and five assists for the Golden Gophers (16-5, 4-4 Big Ten), who snapped a four-game losing skid that caused them to plummet in the rankings.

Ray Gallegos scored 30 points for Nebraska (11-11, 2-7), which committed 13 turnovers to offset some impressive shooting. The Huskers shot 54.5 percent for the game, but were outrebounded 36-19 and forced just six turnovers by Minnesota.

Gallegos, who made 12 of 17 shots including six 3-pointers, didn't get much help. Brandon Ubel scored 13 points and Shavon Shields had 10.