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Ups and downs precede Minnesota's tourney bid

Updated: March 20, 2013, 3:40 PM ET
Associated Press

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By JON KRAWCZYNSKI

AP Basketball Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Golden Gophers were ranked as high eighth in the country, and then they weren't ranked at all. They beat No. 1 Indiana, and then they lost to Nebraska.

They backed into the NCAA tournament as a No. 11 seed, and will face a banged-up UCLA team on Friday.

It's been a crazy season ...

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