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No. 23 Iowa hands No. 7 Minnesota its first loss, 23-19

Nov. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota’s undefeated season came to an end in a place where the Gophers have struggled for a while. Nate Stanley threw two touchdown passes and Tyler Goodson ran for a score to help No. 23 Iowa beat No. 7 Minnesota 23-19 on Saturday, handing the Gophers their first loss...

No. 7 Minnesota takes its perfect season to No. 23 Iowa

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota proved it was for real by beating No. 9 Penn State last weekend. The next challenge for the seventh-ranked Golden Gophers (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) will be to knock off yet another ranked opponent Saturday — in a stadium where they haven’t won in 20 years. No. 23...

No. 7 Minnesota continues playoff push at No. 23 Iowa

Nov. 14, 2019 3:14 PM EST

No. 7 Minnesota (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) at No. 23 Iowa (6-3, 3-3), Saturday at 4:05 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Iowa by 3. Series record: Minnesota leads 62-48-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? For once, more than a pig. Minnesota has much bigger things to play for than the “Floyd of Rosedale” hog trophy, as it seeks to win...

No. 7 Gophers head to No. 23 Iowa out to prove selves again

Nov. 14, 2019 4:01 AM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Minnesota at No. 23 Iowa Minnesota apparently still has some doubters. A week after the Gophers (6-0 Big Ten, No. 8 CFP) beat Penn State as a home underdog to run their record to 9-0 for the first time since 1904, they go on the road to Iowa (6-3,...

No. 23 Iowa seeking to play spoiler vs. No. 7 Minnesota

Nov. 12, 2019 5:06 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After a bitter loss to Wisconsin, No. 23 Iowa has been reduced to playing spoiler in the Big Ten race. The Hawkeyes have often excelled in that role in recent years. Iowa (6-3, 3-3 Big Ten) has thwarted the national title hopes of four different teams with late-season wins at Kinnick...

Taylor's big day helps No. 16 Badgers edge No. 18 Iowa 24-22

Nov. 9, 2019 10:02 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The best players close out games, and that's what Jonathan Taylor did Saturday night. Taylor rushed for 130 of his season-high 250 yards in the fourth quarter, and Danny Davis ran for a touchdown and caught another as No. 16 Wisconsin outlasted No. 18 Iowa 24-22. Taylor became the...

No. 18 Iowa looks to snap losing streak vs. No. 16 Badgers

Nov. 8, 2019 2:39 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz used last week's bye to get away. The 64-year-old coach went to a high school football game, and he and his wife, Mary, watched their son, Steve, help lead Central Michigan to its sixth win, which made the Chippewas bowl eligible. "That was fun to be a fan and...

No. 13 Wisconsin hosts No. 18 Iowa after back-to-back losses

Nov. 7, 2019 3:40 PM EST

No. 18 Iowa (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten, No. 18 CFP) at No. 16 Wisconsin (6-2, 3-2, No. 13), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Wisconsin by 8 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 47-43-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Iowa looks to capture its third straight win and first signature victory of the season. The Hawkeyes are winless...

No. 13 Minnesota looks to seal up Big Ten West

Nov. 7, 2019 3:33 PM EST

Minnesota was supposed to be an afterthought in the Big Ten West race. But the surging Gophers might all but wrap up the division by Saturday night. No. 13 Minnesota (8-0, 5-0 Big Ten) enters Saturday's home showdown with No. 5 Penn State (8-0, 5-0) with a chance to take a two-game lead in the West with three to...

No. 5 Penn St., No. 13 Minnesota set for clash of unbeatens

Nov. 7, 2019 3:01 AM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 5 Penn State at No. 13 Minnesota The Nittany Lions (8-0, 5-0 Big Ten, No. 4 CFP) and Gophers (8-0, 5-0, No. 17) play in what Minnesota coach PJ Fleck is calling one of the biggest games in program history. The last time two top-15 teams in The...