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Huskers fail to slow Minnesota's rushing attack, Nebraska falls to 4-3


First half: With the Huskers facing the Golden Gophers on the road, Nebraska's bid for beating a perfect Minnesota team got off to a poor start.Nebraska won the coin toss and elected to receive the ball in the first half, but the Huskers were unable to do anything with their opening possession, ultimately turning the ball over on downs.Minnesota then took advantage of its first opportunity to score and jumped out to a 7-0 lead after moving down the field on a 5-play drive.That score held into the second quarter as Nebraska and Minnesota traded punts back and forth.The Golden Gophers extended their lead out over Nebraska even further once the second quarter arrived.


A 6-play, 80-yard drive capped off by a 15-yard run from Mohamed Ibrahaim allowed Minnesota to set the score at 14-0 over Nebraska.Second half:While the first half was rough for the Huskers, things got even worse for Nebraska in the second half.The Golden Gophers, with the opening drive of the third quarter, took 5 plays to travel 63 yards, and scored on another run from Ibrahim, stretching Minnesota's lead to 21-0.Things continued to spiral for Nebraska from there.Minnesota continued to thrive on offense by running the ball and tacked on two more rushing touchdowns in the third quarter.


The score trimmed Minnesota's lead to 34-7.Nebraska was unable to get any closer and ultimately fell to Minnesota 34-7.Facebook Live:KETV NewsWatch 7's Andy Kendeigh and Big Red Zone insider Sean Callahan preview the game.Nebraska fans show up in force Friday night in downtown Minneapolis.


First half: With the Huskers facing the Golden Gophers on the road, Nebraska's bid for beating a perfect Minnesota team got off to a poor start.


The Golden Gophers, with the opening drive of the third quarter, took 5 plays to travel 63 yards, and scored on another run from Ibrahim, stretching Minnesota's lead to 21-0.


KETV NewsWatch 7's Andy Kendeigh and Big Red Zone insider Sean Callahan preview the game.






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