Big Ten tournament
When: Wednesday through Sunday.
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
At stake: Automatic NCAA tournament bid.
Format: 13 games, single-elimination, teams seeded 1-14. Teams 1-4 get double byes and start play in Friday’s quarterfinals; teams 5-10 get single byes and start Thursday; teams 11-14 start Wednesday.
Gophers’ position: Currently fifth with a chance to move up.
TV: Big Ten Network (semifinals) and ESPN2 (final).