Monday, September 27, 2010
Tough to Swallow: Northern Illinois 34 Minnesota 23
The Minnesota Gophers lost their 3rd straight game at TCF Bank Stadium, this time to the hands of Northern Illinois. The final score read 34 to 23. Northern Illinois Running back Chad Spann rushed 15 times for 233 yards and 2 touchdowns, a career high. Quarterback Adam Weber threw for 373 yards in a losing effort. This game was won in the 4th quarter. With a 20-16 Huskies lead going into the 4th quarter, NIU scored 2 touchdowns to put the lead at 34-16. Minnesota was not able to recover.