Gopher Men Begin Big Ten Play On Thursday 12 Mar 13

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are preparing for their Big Ten Tournament opener on Thursday against Illinois in Chicago. The Gophers lost their final two games of the regular season to finish in ninth place in the Big Ten at 8-and-10. They were 20-and-11 overall. The Illini earned the eighth seed after a 21-and-11 and 8-and-10 campaign.