Gopher Football Closes Season with 18-6 Bowl Win
The Gopher football team downed West Virginia 18-6 in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona. Ky Thomas ran for 147 yards and a touchdown and Mar'Keise Irving ran for 131 yards for Minnesota. Tanner Morgan threw for 109 yards for the Gophers.
Minnesota finishes the season 9-4. The Gophers have won 5 straight bowl games including a 3-0 record in bowl games for head coach P.J. Fleck.