It looks like we know who the Gophers will face first at the 2015 edition of the Puerto Rico shootout. Those of you wishing for a Tubby matchup in game one? Prepare yourselves for sadness. Per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports the Gophers will open against Temple:
Utah, Butler will face Missouri State, and Minnesota will play Temple in other first-round games, multiple sources told CBSSports.com.
In fact, if a Minnesota/Texas Tech matchup is what you desire you'd have to wait until the championship game. Here's the bracket as outlined by Rothstein:
I'm going to skip past any TAKES analysis and ask you all what you think.