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2015 Schedule
5-7, 5th in Big Ten - West
Wisconsin takes down Minnesota (0:39)

Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer 

This has been just an absolutely dominant first half on the ground for Wisconsin's offense. The Badgers rushed 35 times for 199 yards and four touchdowns. Who are these guys? Wisconsin leads Minnesota 28-14 at halftime and is 30 minutes from winning Paul Bunyan's Axe for a 12th straight game.

Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin QB Joel Stave was intercepted for a touchdown on the Badgers' first offensive play against Minnesota. It's been all running game from there. Wisconsin has 22 rushes and three passes. Who needs balance? We're tied at 14 in the second quarter.

Pick-six gives Minnesota early lead (0:22)

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

Team Stats

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

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