Can the Gophers beat Northwestern?

It wasn't that long ago when Northwestern was the annual laughingstock of the Big 10 conference -- a team the Gophers could count on beating year in, year out. This year, the Wildcats are 17 point favorites as they host Minnesota Saturday.
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It wasn't that long ago when Northwestern was the annual laughingstock of the Big 10 conference -- a team the Gophers could count on beating year in, year out. This year, the Wildcats are 17 point favorites as they host Minnesota Saturday.

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