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5-5, 5th in Big Ten - West

Minnesota defense shows in 41-10 win against Purdue

Minnesota's maligned defense held Purdue to season-lows in yards and points, and Seth Green had a touchdown rushing and passing for the Gophers in a 41-10 win against the Boilermakers in the cold and snow on Saturday.

Minnesota's Johnson makes leaping TD (0:20)
Minnesota RB bounces off defender for 11-yard TD (0:44)
Minnesota LB scoops up fumble and scores TD (0:36)
Minnesota TE wide open for short TD (0:17)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Minnesota fires defensive coordinator Robb Smith a day after allowing 55 points in a loss at Illinois. Defensive line coach Joe Rossi will serve as coordinator for the rest of the season. The Gophers' defense really struggled during Big Ten play. "These decisions are always difficult, especially when they involve a close friend and colleague," Gophers head coach PJ Fleck said in a prepared statement.

Illinois Corbin has second long TD of the day (0:35)
Illinois WR breaks tackles en route to TD (0:36)
Illinois reels off second 72-yard TD of game (0:25)
Illinois RB shows off speed in 72-yard TD score (0:38)

Morgan, Minnesota top Indiana 38-31 on late 67-yard TD pass

Tanner Morgan passed for 302 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, including the tiebreaking 67-yard scoring toss to Rashod Bateman with 1:34 remaining that gave Minnesota a 38-31 victory on a rainy Friday night after Indiana rallied...

Bateman scores game-winning 67-yard TD for Minnesota (1:09)
Ramsey's big run sets up Scott's 3-yard TD (0:44)
Ramsey threads the needle for a 37-yard TD (0:38)
Ramsey launches a 43-yard TD to Hale (0:29)
Morgan connects with Johnson for 18-yard TD (0:34)
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Gophers' Annexstad treated for hurt midsection

Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a local hospital after suffering an internal injury in his midsection in the first half of Saturday's game.


Huskers beat Minnesota 53-28 for 1st win under Scott Frost

Nebraska built a four-touchdown lead in the first half and survived some nervous moments in the second before pulling away to beat Minnesota 53-28 on Saturday, giving Scott Frost his long-awaited first win as Cornhuskers coach and ending a...

Morgan drives in for 9-yard TD (0:13)
Martinez hits Morgan for 67-yard TD (0:17)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Nebraska and coach Scott Frost are going to get their first win. And Adrian Martinez is to credit. The freshman QB is 25 of 29 for 276 yards and three TDs while running for 125 and one score on 15 attempts. ‬The Huskers lead Minnesota 46-22 late.

Team Stats

Passing Yards226.1
Rushing Yards165.1
Points For29.1122nd
Points Against29.6