The NCAA Tournament bracket is set and Minneapolis will serve as one of 16 starting points in the road to the College World Series.
The Golden Gophers, fresh off winning the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles, received the 14th overall seed and is hosting one of 16 regionals, running Friday through Sunday with the winner of the four-team Minneapolis Regional advancing to the Super Regionals.
Joining the Gophers in Minnesota are the two-through-four seeds, UCLA, Gonzaga and Canisius.
Canisius won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and will be meeting the Gophers for the first time in program history.
UCLA received an at-large bid to the tourney after going 36-19. They'll play the three-seed, Gonzaga, which won the West Coast Conference Tournament and owns an overall record of 32-22.
Minnesota is the top seed in the regional and has won nine straight games and 25 of its last 28 overall.
All games of the regional will be played at Siebert Field in Minneapolis.
Single-game tickets cost $20, or you can get a bench seat for $12 for adults and $10 for students, youth and seniors. For the price of $90 you can reserve a stadium seat for the entire regional.