Originally Published: March 15, 2009

Tourney Tips: Minnesota

Gophers use deep bench and intense pressure to rattle opponents

Doherty By Bill Doherty
Special to Insider

Note: ESPN's Joe Lunardi assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering historical analysis of the bracket and in-depth breakdowns on all 65 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

The Gophers limped to the finish line and are fortunate to be here. Do you think Kentucky fans will boycott the NIT to watch Tubby Smith coach a first-round defeat?

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Minnesota's complete Bracketology chart

Take a look inside the data used by the tournament selection committee in seeding the bracket.