Saturday Nov 30
Michigan State 14, Gophers 3: Offense drops ball vs. No. 11 Spartans
After playing balanced football during a four-game Big Ten winning streak, the University of Minnesota' offense failed to score a touchdown, finishing the Big Ten season Saturday with a 14-3 loss to No.
Matchup: Minnesota matches up well with Michigan State in the trenches
Not only will the 11th-ranked Spartans be looking to turn back an inspired Minnesota , but the Michigan State players will be fighting to maintain their focus on Senior Day at Spartan Stadium while also not looking ahead to the Big Ten Championship Game.
Gophers football: Five keys to beating Wisconsin
But Stave also has five interceptions in six conference games this year. The Badgers don't usually rely on their passing game, but the Gophers need to create some turnovers when they do.
Five reasons for Gophers' football turnaround
Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson hasn't thrown an interception since a Sept. 28 loss to Iowa.
Gophers RB Cobb closing in on 1,000-yard season
David Cobb became the first Gopher since Laurence Maroney in 2005 to gain 100 yards in four consecutive games in one season.
Cobb closing in on rare season
David Cobb never forgot what former Gophers and NFL running back Marion Barber III told him when he visited practice last season.