Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune
March 14, 2013
How they got here: At-large bid.
Strengths: Tubby Smith's team led the Big Ten in rebounding margin (plus-8.2) and blocked shots per game (5.7) in the regular season.
Weaknesses: Turnovers are a concern. Minnesota ranked near the bottom of the conference in turnover margin (minus-1.3).