Minnesota vs Indiana Wrap - Minnesota Wins 42-39
|Minnesota vs Indiana Wrap - Minnesota Wins 42-39|
David Cobb tore up the turf for 188 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Golden Gophers to a 42-39 win over the Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium.
The Golden Gophers were a 7.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 67.5.
Philip Nelson completed 16 of 23 pass attempts for 298 yards for the Golden Gophers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Stephen Houston rushed for 111 yards for Indiana, while Tevin Coleman added 108 yards. Nate Sudfeld threw for 189 yards for the Hoosiers, while receivers Shane Wynn and Cody Latimer had 64 and 55 yards respectively.
Indiana was outgained by Minnesota 573-496 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-22 by the Golden Gophers.
Indiana lost the time of possession battle 38:02/21:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Penn State looking for another win. For Indiana, they head home to face Illinois.