Winning the Big Ten regular season and conference tournaments helped the Gophers earn the No. 14 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament, which started Friday with double-elimination regionals at 16 sites around the country.

Minnesota opens tournament play against Canisius at 7 p.m. Friday.

If the Gophers win, they will play the winner of Friday afternoon's game between UCA and Gonzaga at 7 p.m. Saturday. If they lose, they'll play the loser of that game at 1 p.m.

To follow the Gophers' play-by-play and get game statistics in real time, click here.

For details on Friday's UCLA-Gonzaga game, go here.

Tournament games are being broadcast on the ESPN networks, with most of them on ESPN3 or the ESPN app on mobile. If you're a subscriber, you can watch the games on the web or on your mobile device by clicking here.

The full tournament bracket and results are here.

Our tournament preview is here.

Star Tribune reporter Randy Johnson is covering the tournament. You can follow him on Twitter at @RJStrib.

Tweets from @GopherBaseball are here.