The University of Minnesota men's basketball team will open the Championship Round of the 2013 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational against Syracuse according to tournament directors. The game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 25.
The Gophers will host Coastal Carolina a week earlier in the true opener of the invite. The Gophers and Orangemen will be meeting for just the second time in school history. The Gophers defeated Syracuse 82-75 in the 1990 Sweet 16.