Please forgive any fans in orange and blue this weekend asking, “Which bowl game is this again?” No city in America is more connected to college football than Auburn. So what are these Tigers doing here? Auburn made its first Final Four by: (a) hiring coach Bruce Pearl in 2014, (b) stealing the ball from opponents and (c) making threes.

Who to watch

Shooter Bryce Brown and blazing fast Jaren Harper make Auburn go. Learn more about them by reading Megan Ryan’s profile of the dynamic guards in Saturday’s Star Tribune.