Layman suffered a left foot injury against Utah and was in a walking boot after the game.
Kelan Martin, the undrafted rookie from Butler, had 14 points, including seven in the fourth quarter.
There are a couple of notations required in the Gophers' best start (9-0) since 1904 narrative -- including Bernie Bierman's four national champions that only played eight games.
The Vikings, who had just 37 yards on 18 attempts on Sunday, became just the fifth team in the NFL this season to win without rushing for 40 yards in a game.
The 6-10 former Cretin-Derham Hall star is about the only bright spot during a three-game losing streak entering Thursday's game against Central Michigan.
Kirk Cousins led one of the greatest comebacks in Vikings history on Sunday, rallying his team from a 20-0 halftime deficit in a 27-23 victory. But it was Tommy Kramer who led the best of all time in 1977.
As a plot line, Josh Rieger’s Saturday night adventure for the University of North Dakota would belong more in an Adam Sandler movie than in any serious hockey film.
Wiggins, who missed the last two games for personal reasons, is now doubtful with an illness.
The Gophers dropped 23-19 at Kinnick Stadium and are now 9-1.
Andrew Sendejo, the 32-year-old special teams ace, will replace safety Anthony Harris, who injured his groin during practice this week.
Vikings could be 8-3 heading into the bye
The Gophers have never scored fewer than 28 points this season.
The Wild hosts the Hurricanes at 1 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center.
The Wizards guard had 44 points Friday. His big night follows others from Kyrie Irving and D'Angelo Russell
Gophers coach Richard Pitino needs more bench production to snap a two-game slide Friday at Utah.
Andrew Wiggins traveled to be with family in Toronto following the recent death of his grandmother.
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Jim Beattie died this week at age 77. He was a 6-foot-9 heavyweight boxer and had one of the most interesting stories you could find among Minnesota athletes of the past 60 years.
Winger Zach Parise scored the first of two Wild goals in the third period that set up a 3-2 win over the Coyotes on Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.
Coach Richard Pitino feels 6-foot-9 Isaiah Ihnen can give the team a boost defensively. "Just having longer arms out there helps."