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High 'Opes podcast: Daniel Oturu's rise and the Gophers' NCAA tourney hopes

Mathew Goldstein joins Declan Goff in the fifth episode of the High 'Opes podcast.

Just how good is the Gopher men's basketball team? Declan Goff is joined by Mathew Goldstein, who covers the Gophers for the Bring Me The News. At 10-7 entering play Friday, Minnesota has a few marquee victories and could be on the up-and-up in the eyes of the NCAA Tournament selection committee.

Also, is Daniel Oturu the best player in the Big Ten? What does that mean for his future with the Gophers and the NBA?

For the record, ESPN's Joe Lunardi unveiled his updated NCAA tournament bracketology Friday and he has the Gophers in a First Four matchup with North Carolina State, with the winner getting a 12 seed. 

What's somewhat surreal is that Lunardi has 12 teams from the Big Ten making the tournament.

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