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5-6, 5th in Big Ten - West

Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer 

According to AccuWeather, kickoff temperature for today's Minnesota-Wisconsin game will be 32 degrees and mostly sunny. Wisconsin has won Paul Bunyan's Axe the past 11 games in the rivalry series. Minnesota can become bowl eligible with a win.

Minnesota excited to face Wisconsin (1:25)

Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin and Minnesota have the most-played rivalry in major college football, but it's been a one-sided affair lately. Wisconsin has won 11 straight games by an average score of 37-21. It's the longest winning streak for either team in series history. The teams meet for Paul Bunyan's Axe again this Saturday.


Brooks breaks off another TD

Minnesota RB Shannon Brooks busted loose for a 75-yard touchdown run, his third score of the game. Illinois trails 32-23 late in the fourth quarter.


Fighting Illini open with a TD

Illinois QB Wes Lunt found Andrew Davis for a 6-yard touchdown on its opening drive of the second half. It capped off a 14-play, 75-yard drive.


Golden Gophers score before half

With five seconds remaining in the second quarter, Minnesota QB Mitch Leidner found Rashad Still for a 1-yard TD. Illinois trails 21-13 at halftime.


Brooks breaks loose

Minnesota RB Shannon Brooks broke off a 38-yard run for his second touchdown of the day. Illinois trails 14-10.


Golden Gophers tie it up

Minnesota RB Shannon Brooks found the end zone on this 5-yard run. Illinois and Minnesota are tied at 7-7 after the extra point.


QB keeper for a big gain

Minnesota QB Mitch Leidner called his own number and gained 33 yards to the Illinois 40-yard line. Illinois leads 7-0 in the first quarter


Illinois starts the scoring

Fighting Illini QB Wes Lunt found Malik Turner for a 13-yard touchdown to get on the board. Minnesota trails 7-0 in the first quarter.

W. Lunt pass,to M. Turner for 13 yds for a TD, (T. Zalewski KICK) (0:33)

Watch: Illinois vs. Minnesota

Both teams struggled in the last month with the Golden Gophers dropping four-straight and Illinois losing four of five, but both are still in the hunt for bowl eligibility. Live on ESPNews/WatchESPN

ESPN Stats & Info

What's in store in Iowa City?

Minnesota will try to play spoiler against Big Ten rival Iowa this Saturday. It's not as if the Golden Gophers have nothing to lose -- if they win out they will become bowl eligible.

Stats & Info

Bielema's bright idea

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema floated an interesting idea this week. In the thick of what is a yawner schedule-wise for the SEC this week, why not match up two Power 5 conferences?

Team Stats

Passing Yards213.4Tied-76th
Rushing Yards151.194th
Points For25.0Tied-95th
Points Against25.657th

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