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After a week off, Purdue is ready to fight again.

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Purdue has had to sit on their bitter loss to Michigan for an extra week, and with the recent passing of Joe Tiller, emotions are running in West Lafayette.

Despite their loss to Maryland on Saturday, Minnesota is still a dangerous team that can test the offense and give the defense trouble (especially in the first half with two Purdue defenders out). Can Purdue overcome their loss and beat the Gophers? Or will they still be hung up on their recent loss and let their weaknesses get the best of them on Saturday?

The game against Ohio following the Louisville loss showed that Brohm Squad has short memories, but Minnesota is a different beast. Purdue will need a good first half if they want to win this game.

Let’s play football.

Purdue vs Minnesota Game Day Vitals

Opponent Minnesota Golden Gophers
Opponent Minnesota Golden Gophers
Current Record 3-1, 0-1 Big Ten
Stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Capacity 57,236
Surface Bermuda Grass
Mascot Goldy the Gopher
Tickets Starting at $31 on StubHub
Starting at $29 on SeatGeek
Kickoff Time 3:30 PM EDT
TV ESPN 2
Online Streaming Watch ESPN
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 84
Odds Purdue 4 point favorites
All-Time Series Minnesota leads series 37-32-3
Last Purdue Win 45-17 on Oct. 8, 2011 in West Lafayette
Last Minnesota Win 44-31 on Nov. 5, 2016 in Minneapolis
SB Nation Blog Representation The Daily Gopher
Weather Forecast Temperatures in mid-60s with 50/50 chance of rain
2016 Minnesota Record 9-4, 5-4 Big Ten
2016 Minnesota Postseason Won 17-12 over Washington State in the Holiday Bowl
Coach PJ Fleck: 1st season at Minnesota with 3-1 record. 33-23 overall coaching record
Is the H&R Staff Attending? Travis and Kyle