No. 16 Nebraska crushes Minnesota
Lincoln, NE (Sports Network) - Taylor Martinez threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 16 Nebraska to a 38-14 drubbing of Minnesota on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Kenny Bell caught nine passes for 135 yards and two touchdowns and Ameer Abdullah rushed for 80 yards on 18 carries for the Cornhuskers (9-3, 6-1 Big Ten), who can win the Big Ten Legends division with either a win next week or a Michigan loss.
Nebraska will travel to Iowa to take on the Hawkeyes next week while Michigan will take on undefeated Ohio State.
The Cornhuskers are currently tied with Michigan for the top spot in the Legends Division, but own the tie-breaker by virtue of their 23-9 victory over the Wolverines earlier this season.
Philip Nelson completed just 8-of-23 passes for 60 yards and two interceptions and Rodrick Williams rushed for 25 yards on seven carries for the Golden Gophers (6-4, 2-5), who will host Michigan State next week to conclude the regular season.
MarQuies Gray had two carries for 12 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the setback.
11/17 19:03:24 ET