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Big Ten Week 10 Recap and Awards

By Braden Gall, 10 months 2 weeks ago
What a wild week in the Big Ten. The three best teams in the league — Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin — won in convincing fashion but the rest of the conference was under cardiac arrest in the fourth quarter.Indiana came storming back with 28 unanswered points only to watch Philip Nelson throw the game-winning touchdown pass. Christian Hackenberg led a game-tying drive...

Recap: Indiana vs. Minnesota

By Anonymous (not verified), 10 months 2 weeks ago
Bloomington, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Phillip Nelson threw for 298 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Minnesota Golden Gophers to a 42-39 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers in a Big Ten Conference clash at Memorial Stadium.For the Gophers (7-2, 3-2 Big Ten), David Cobb ran for 188 yards and a score on 29 carries, while Mitch Leidner added 35 yards and a touchdown on six rushes. Derrick Engel...

Minnesota or Duke: Which team is the bigger surprise at 6-2?

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Minnesota and Duke are two of the biggest surprise teams in college football this season. The Golden Gophers and Blue Devils are 6-2 after eight games, and both teams are expected to play in a bowl for the second straight season.Despite the absence of coach Jerry Kill on the sidelines, Minnesota has scored impressive wins over Northwestern and Nebraska. At 2-2 in Big Ten play, the Golden Gophers...

College Football Week 10 Upset Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
With the arrival of November, the final month of the regular season is officially here. And with just a month to go, the national title picture is just starting to clear, while there are several battles within all conferences for bowl positioning.Athlon’s editors are back with another edition of the upset picks, and there are plenty of teams on alert this week.Wake Forest, ULM and...

Big Ten Week 10 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 10 months 3 weeks ago
For the second straight week, Ohio State and Minnesota took center stage with big conference wins. The Buckeyes proved once again they are the class of the league and the Gophers once again pulled an upset as a double-digit underdog.That said, the last two weekends have been fairly lackluster in terms of matchups. That won’t be the case in Week 10. A critical Legends Division rivalry...

Minnesota (6-2) at Indiana (3-4) (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 10 months 3 weeks ago
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Big Ten Post-Week 9 Power Rankings

By Braden Gall, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out and do so in convincing fashion — and likely get some help — to get into the BCS title game and a 49-point win over Penn State was just that for Urban Meyer.Meanwhile, the Gophers won a second straight game as a double-digit underdog in the division as they toppled Nebraska in...

Big Ten Week 9 Recap and Awards

By Braden Gall, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out in convincing fashion — and get some help from Florida State, Oregon and Alabama — to get into the BCS title game. A 49-point win over Penn State is a start for Urban Meyer.Meanwhile, the Gophers won a second straight game as a double-digit underdog in the division as...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Nebraska

By Anonymous (not verified), 10 months 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Philip Nelson went 7-for-15 for 152 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 55 yards and two touchdowns to power the Minnesota Golden Gophers to a 34-23 victory over the 25th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers.David Cobb ran 31 times for 138 yards for Minnesota and Mitch Leidner added a rushing touchdown. Derrick Engel had two receptions and a touchdown for the...

Minnesota upsets No. 24 Nebraska

By Evan Buhler, 10 months 3 weeks ago
Philip Nelson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, guiding Minnesota to a 34-23 upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Nebraska, the first win by the Gophers since 1960 against the Cornhuskers.