NCAA tournament

The road to the Final Four at Target Center begins on Sunday with the announcement of the 64-team field at 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU. If the Gophers are No. 4 or higher among the 16 national seeds, they are assured of playing in Minneapolis for the duration of their stay in the tournament.

Thursday-Saturday: First- and second-round play at 16 predetermined campus sites.

Dec. 7-8: Regional semifinals and finals at four non-predetermined campus sites.

Dec. 13, 15: The Final Four in Minneapolis.