Gophers beat Northwestern 31-3 despite passing game struggles

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Nov. 12, 2022: Despite redshirt freshman QB Athan Kaliakmanis struggling (7/13, 64 yds/4 car, 28 yds), Mo Ibrahim was able to lead Minnesota past Northwestern 31-3 –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full-game Recap: First-Quarter: Athan Kaliakmanis got the starting nod at QB for the Gophers. After exchanging a pair of punts to open the game, […] READ MORE


Know your opponent: Six questions answered by a Northwestern reporter

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Before every game, I’ll ask a reporter who covers the Gophers upcoming opponent to give us a view from the opponent’s perspective. I asked John Riker from The Daily Northwestern six questions about the Northwestern Wildcats. Minnesota takes on Northwestern this Saturday in Minneapolis at 2:30 pm local time.  Huge thanks to John for giving […] READ MORE


Gophers v. Northwestern: Week 11 Preview

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Nov. 8, 2022: The Gophers will look to continue to keep the ball rolling Saturday when they take on Northwestern at 2:30 p.m. at Huntington Bank Stadium. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Broadcast Info: Date: Sat., Nov. 12 TV channel: BTN Time of kickoff: 2:30 p.m. (CST) Broadcast team: n/a (play-by-play) & n/a (color) Betting line: […] READ MORE


Minnesota can’t find rhythym in 75-62 regular season finale loss to Northwestern

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March 6, 2021: After falling down by 20 at the half, the Gophers’ comeback attempt came up short against Northwestern, falling 75-62 in their final game of the regular season. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full Game Recap: First Half: With Eric Curry back in the lineup (upper-body) after a one-game absence, the Gophers did not come […] READ MORE


Loewe and Battle lead shorthanded Gophers over Northwestern 77-60

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Feb. 19, 2021: Without their starting PG Payton Willis (COVID protocols), the Gophers stepped up and picked up a much-needed win over Northwestern 77-60. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full Game Recap: First Half: Without Payton Willis (COVID protocols), the Gophers started Saturday with a lot of energy. With all five starters getting on the board and recording an […] READ MORE


Minnesota runs through Northwestern 41-14

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Oct. 30, 2021: The Golden Gophers claimed their sixth win of the season and became bowl eligible Saturday when they dominated Northwestern 41-14 in a Halloween-eve Big Ten matchup. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Full Game Recap: Pregame/injuries: The Gophers got some reinforcements, with Daniel Jackson making his return from injury, but starting DT Trill Carter was out of […] READ MORE


Five things to know about Northwestern

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–> Follow Noel on Twitter: @n0elthompson A step back from last year. This 2021 Northwestern team doesn’t look like the 2020 Big Ten West Champs, who finished 7-2 overall and 6-2 in the Big Ten last year. They also beat Auburn pretty well in the Citrus bowl. While their offense hasn’t improved since last year, it’s […] READ MORE


Gophers v. Northwestern: Week 9 Preview

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Oct. 27, 2021: The Golden Gophers will look to extend their winning streak to four as they head into a potential trap game with Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter Broadcast Info: Date: Sat., Oct. 30 TV channel: BTN Time of kickoff: 2:30 p.m. (CST) Broadcast team: Brandon Gaudin (play-by-play) & James Laurinaitis […] READ MORE