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The Gophers saw their six-game winning streak end, losing just their second game of the second half.
The Gophers scored 71 seconds into the game, and have now won eight of the past nine since beginning the second half of the season.
The Board of Regents are scheduled to review the contract of Mike Sanford Jr., hired as offensive coordinator, at next week's meeting.
The Gophers head into this weekend's Michigan State series riding a five-game winning streak. They have climbed to No. 18 in the PairWise and are just one point out of first place in the Big Ten.
Cornerback Kiondre Thomas will be a graduate transfer with one season of eligibility remaining.
Even after a recent surge in points and a spot on the Gophers' top line, 21-year-old Ben Meyers still embraces his status in the hockey hierarchy: "I'm still loading the bus."
The Gophers scored four-consecutive goals in front of their home crowd and beat the No. 6 Buckeyes 6-3.
Sampo Ranta, a sophomore from Finland, has used his 6-2, 205-pound frame to be more physical this season, which has made him harder for opponents to play.
Saturday's game of this big WCHA series will be outdoors - the first time since Hockey Day Minnesota began in 2007 the Gophers women's team will be part of the event's TV coverage.
When last seen, Minnesota won the Mariucci Classic with two steppingstone wins.