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The junior running back was one of the Gophers' lone bright spots against Michigan. His next challenge comes at Maryland, where he grew up about 15 miles from the school's stadium.
The starting date will fall in between the Big Ten's (Nov. 13) and the NCHC (Dec. 1), with the WCHA the first to announce a specific schedule.
The season moves on — and this week it's at a quicker pace than usual, as the Gophers prepare for Friday night's game at Maryland, the first of three such Friday contests over the next four weeks.
If P.J. Fleck needed a pick-me-up after the Gophers' 49-24 loss to Michigan, he received it Sunday from three former players who are making an impact as NFL rookies.
At a time when hockey officials and boosters are working to expand the sport, particularly among minorities, four girls in Bloomington have made it their mission, as well.
Instead of dictating terms to the opponent as they had most of last year, the Gophers were the ones forced to play in a fashion dictated by their opponents. It didn't go well.
Curtis Dunlap Jr. was on the sideline at TCF Bank Stadium with a cast on his left foot and using a scooter during pregame warmups, but there was no sign of Daniel Faalele.
In retaining the Little Brown Jug, Michigan rushed for 256 yards (8.6 per carry), taking advantage of a Gophers defense that was replacing seven starters, including four NFL draft picks.
At stake is the Little Brown Jug, a trophy the Wolverines have won in 43 of the past 47 meetings. Will Minnesota buck that trend?
Host Rece Davis and Co. are back in town for Saturday's broadcast after making their first visit here last November.