Golden Gophers top the Huskies
The Minnesota Golden Gophers scored a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter on Saturday en route to a 31-27 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies.
The Gophers failed to cover the 8.5-point spread in this season-opening contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the posted total (58.5).
Duane Bennett rushed for 92 yards and two touchdowns in the win for Minnesota. Chandler Harnish tossed two TD strikes in the loss for the Huskies.