In or out? 3 reasons for each side of Gophers' bubble

  • Article by: STAR TRIBUNE
  • Updated: March 16, 2014 - 4:24 PM

Three reasons the Gophers get in the NCAA tournament

• A number of other bubble teams suffered damaging losses in the past few days, including Arkansas, Missouri, California and Florida State.

• Minnesota’s strength of schedule is ranked among the nation’s top 10.

• The Gophers had strong regular-season victories over Wisconsin, Ohio State and Iowa.

Three reasons the Gophers get left out

• They lack a road win that will impress the committee. The Gophers were 3-7 on the road, with their best victory at Richmond.

• Their RPI is a very average No. 46.

• They were 2-7 against top 50 RPI teams and had bad losses against Northwestern and Purdue, two teams with RPI’s over 100.

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