Minnesota Next for B1G West Battle
Oct. 2, 2017

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The Boilermakers welcome Minnesota to town for a battle of Big Ten West foes. Purdue and Minnesota are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium. The game will be televised live on ESPN2.

Purdue (2-2, 0-1 B1G) is coming off its bye week after falling to No. 8 Michigan the previous Saturday. The Boilermaker defense is vastly improved from 2016 and leads the nation in scoring defense improvement at 16.5 less points allowed per game.

Minnesota (3-1, 0-1 B1G) is coming off a 31-24 home loss to Maryland. The Golden Gophers have also had a strong defense this season and rank 12th in the country in total defense.

The game pits two of the Big Ten's three new head coaches against each other as Purdue's Jeff Brohm will face Minnesota's P.J. Fleck for the first time in his career.

For full game notes, click the link at the top of the page.



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