Minnesota vs Texas Tech Wrap - Texas Tech Wins 34-31
The Red Raiders were Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas winners on Friday, coming out on top of the Golden Gophers by a score of 34-31 at Reliant Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Red Raiders were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 55.5.
Seth Doege completed 31 of 45 pass attempts for 271 yards for the Red Raiders in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Golden Gophers defense.
Donnell Kirkwood rushed for 77 yards for Minnesota, while Rodrick Williams added 60 yards. Philip Nelson threw for 138 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Derrick Engel and John Rabe had 108 and 20 yards respectively.
Texas Tech lost the time of possession battle 36:18/23:42, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.