Minnesota took down the Spartans in four sets.
"'I want you to believe in yourself as much as I believe in you," said senior Taylor Morgan.
The Gophers grabbed two home wins this weekend over Illinois and Northwestern.
Despite dealing with injuries, the Gophers are off to a strong start in Big Ten play.
The Gophers lost to No. 7 Wisconsin on Sunday, snapping a 10-game winning streak.
With C.C. McGraw back in the lineup, the Gophers take down No. 17 Illinois on the road to stay undefeated in the Big Ten and extend their winning streak to double digits.
A year removed from leading the team in blocks, Regan Pittman continues to lead the way for the Gophers at the net.
The Gophers take down Rutgers on homecoming weekend to remain undefeated in Big Ten play.
In a back-and-forth match, the Gophers take down rival Iowa for their eighth straight win.
The Gophers volleyball team opened their Big Ten season on Friday with a dominant performance against Indiana.