Both teams are among four schools tied for seventh place in the Big Ten. Minnesota (5-8) has lost three of their last four games, including a loss Tuesday to the Ohio State Buckeyes. Northwestern (5-8) is also hoping to snap a two-game losing streak when they host the Gophers Saturday night.
Delta airliner makes emergency landing in Minnesota
The aircraft landed safely at approximately 7:20 a.m. Thursday.