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Golden Gophers looking for a win before Big Ten Tournament

Minnesota will attempt to snap their six-game skid by defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday. The last victory for the Gophers was against Nebraska on February 5. Minnesota will also honor its seniors prior to the game at The Barn.
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Minnesota will attempt to snap their six-game skid by defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday. The last victory for the Gophers was against Nebraska on February 5. Minnesota will also honor its seniors prior to the game at The Barn.

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