Record: 19-12, 8-10 Big Ten
RPI: 49 (Jerry Palm)
Big Ten road record: 2-7
Record vs. top-50 RPI: 3-8
Strength of schedule: 7
Work to do
Here’s what national analysts say about the Gophers’ NCAA prospects:
• Jerry Palm, CBS: At least two, possibly three more to dance.
• Joe Lunardi, ESPN: Must beat Penn State “and then some” to get off the bubble.
• BT Powerhouse: The magic number is two.