"It's a different time of year," forward Jordan Murphy said. "Teams are going to give you their best shot no matter what. I'll take away that."
Emboldened Gophers will have high hopes for next season →
"All in all, they determine seeding," he said of the selection committee. "Whether they're a 12 seed or any number of seed, I don't really know how to answer that question. So, I mean, they're a really good team to their credit."
A down year for No. 12 seeds in NCAA Tournament openers →