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Gophers prevent second-half Wildcats comeback, win 29-12

 While Northwestern had more yards than Minnesota in the second half, that was not enough for victory. The Gophers defense forced two fumbles and a season-high seven sacks as Minnesota (8-3) earned the 29-12 victory in its final home game.

Dominant second half leads to victory for Minnesota

It was a tale of two halves for Minnesota in its game against the University of Texas-Arlington. The Gophers trailed 41-35 and shot 30 percent in the first half, before shooting 53.3 percent in the second and winning 84-67 on Nov. 14 at Williams Arena. “I’m happy for them, they haven’t felt good in this building in a while so I’m glad that they could, cause that’s a really good team,” said head coach Richard Pitino.

Gophers fall to Nebraska 24-17 on late interception

Quarterback Mitch Leidner had the Gophers driving until the offense’s final play of the game. Defensive back Kieron Williams intercepted a pass from Leidner over the middle to prevent the upset and help No. 21 Nebraska defeat Minnesota 24-17 in Lincoln, Neb.