2018 SeasonAll times ET

2018 Schedule
5-6, 6th in Big Ten - West

Northwestern stays in stride with 24-14 win at Minnesota

Isaiah Bowser rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 24 Northwestern turned three turnovers by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan into 10 points on the way to a 24-14 victory on Saturday that stretched its program-record road winning streak...

Minnesota cuts into deficit with TD pass (0:36)
Bowser finds end zone for second time (0:28)
Wildcats' QB keeps it himself for score (0:35)
MINN VS NW (0:37)
Northwestern strikes first (0:23)

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)

Team Stats

Passing Yards226.1
Rushing Yards165.1
Points For29.1124th
Points Against29.6