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Wildcats Down Minnesota 21-13 - Match Report

Venric Mark tore up the turf for 182 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Wildcats to a 21-13 win over the Golden Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium.

Northwestern was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 54.5.

Kain Colter completed 10 of 10 pass attempts for 63 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

MarQueis Gray rushed for 86 yards for Minnesota, while Donnell Kirkwood added 73 yards. Max Shortell threw for 103 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers A.J. Barker and Andre McDonald had 49 and 33 yards respectively.

Minnesota outgained Northwestern 327-275 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-13 by the Golden Gophers.

The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 33:57, longer than the 26:03 of their opponents.

Northwestern heads into a Week 8 battle against Nebraska. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wisconsin.