Gophers in the NCAAs
Here's all the Gophers' appearances in the NCAA tournament during the past 20 years.
2013: Defeated UCLA in first round 83-63; lost to Florida in second round 78-64
2010: Lost to Xavier in first round 65-54
2009: Lost to Texas in first round 76-62
2005: Lost to Iowa State in first round 64-53
1999: Lost to Gonzaga in first round 75-63
1997:* Defeated Southwest Texas State in first round 78-46; defeated Temple in second round 76-57; defeated Clemson in regional semifinal 90-84; defeated UCLA in regional final 80-72; lost to Kentucky in national semifinal 78-69
Last 20 years, unofficially: 5-6 record
*The NCAA vacated the 1997 Final Four run because of violations.