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Gopher Basketball

The Minnesota Gophers Mens Basketball team will play the University of Texas next Thursday, the Star Tribune reports. The Gophers will play in the first round of the NCAA tournament in the Eastern Division in Greensboro, North Carolina. Minnesota is the 10th seed while Texas is No. 7. The winner will take on either Duke or Binghamton in the second round, according to the Star Tribune. North Dakota State University, No. 14 in the Midwest division, was able to secure a bid to the National Tournament during its first year of Division 1 eligibility, the Star Tribune said.