Thursday October 8th, 2015

The Minnesota Golden Gophers (3–2) will take on the Purdue Boilermakers (1–4) at home on Saturday.

Minnesota comes into the game looking to rebound from a 27–0 loss at the hands of Northwestern last week. Quarterback Mitch Leidner struggled throughout the game, going 10-for-21 with just 72 yards and an interception. The Golden Gophers also had no luck getting their running game going, as running back Shannon Brooks led the team with 33 yards on 10 carries.

Purdue is trying to break its current three-game losing streak. Last week, the Boilermakers gave a scare to No. 2 Michigan State, falling 24–21. Running back Markell Jones led the way for the Purdue offense, carrying the ball 22 times for 157 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback David Blough completed 15 of 31 passes for 136 yards, one touchdown and an interception in the loss. 

How to watch

Details for Saturday’s game are below.

Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET
TV Coverage: ESPN
Live stream: The game can can be live streamed here.
Radio: For a list of Minnesota affiliates, click here. For a list of Purdue affiliates, click here.

Team schedules


Sept. 3: vs. TCU (L, 23–17)

Sept. 12: at Colorado State (W, 23–20 OT)

Sept. 19: vs. Kent State (W, 10–7)

Sept. 26: vs. Ohio (W, 27–24)

Oct. 3: at Northwestern (L, 27–0)

Oct. 10: at Purdue (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Oct. 17: vs. Nebraska (3:30 p.m. ET)

Oct. 31: ​vs. Michigan (8 p.m. ET)

Nov. 7: at Ohio State (TBD)

Nov. 14: at Iowa (8 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network)

Nov 21: vs. Illinois (TBD)

Nov. 28: vs. Wisconsin (TBD)


Sept. 6: at Marshall (L, 41–31)

Sept. 12: vs. Indiana State (W, 38–14)

Sept. 19: vs. Virginia Tech (L, 51–24)

Sept. 26: vs. Bowling Green (L, 35–28)

Oct. 3: at Michigan State (W, 24–21)

Oct. 10: vs. Minnesota (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Oct. 17: at Wisconsin (Noon ET, Big Ten Network)

Oct. 31: vs. Nebraska (TBD)

Nov. 7: vs. Illinois (Noon ET)

Nov. 14: at Northwestern (TBD)

Nov. 21: at Iowa (TBD)

Nov. 28: vs. Indiana (TBD)

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