Sports MN Quiz: When was the last time the Gophers beat Northwestern?

Since 1988, the Minnesota-Northwestern series has been pretty even, with each team splitting the last 16 games. With that in mind, when did the Gophers last defeat the Wildcats? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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The Gophers last defeated the Northwestern Wildcats on Sept. 26, 2009, 35-24.

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