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Minnesota coach Jerry Kill praised Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez for his big passing day, and then criticized his team for not doing much to stop him.
''We don't have any excuses. They just dominated us,'' Kill said after Saturday's 38-14 loss to the No. 16 Cornhuskers. ''Our defense was asked to be on the field too much and Martinez did a great job of throwing the football around. He's really worked on his game.''
Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming the Huskers' all-time passing leader.
The Huskers (9-2, 6-1), who had to come from behind in the second half in four of its first five Big Ten wins, scored on four of their first six possessions against the Gophers (6-5, 2-5).
Nebraska can clinch the Legends Division title - and a berth in the conference championship game against Wisconsin on Dec. 1 - with a win at Iowa on Friday or a Michigan loss at Ohio State Saturday.
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Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne walked out of the tunnel in his last game affiliated with the University of Nebraska.
An emotional weekend in Lincoln as Nebraska plays their last home game under Tom Osborne’s tenure as the athletic director. After 41 years of service, Dr. Osborne walks away. Nebraska will try and remain undefeated at home for the first time in 11 years and get a game closer to playing for a Big Ten title.
Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska's all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
The Cornhuskers (9-2, 6-1), who had to come from behind in the second half in four of its first five Big Ten wins, scored on four of their first six possessions against the Gophers (6-5, 2-5).
The final score wasn't indicative of how one-sided Saturday's game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Nebraska Cornhuskers really was.
The Gophers added two garbage-time touchdowns in the fourth quarter after the game was plenty out of hand to make it a 38-14 final. Minnesota fell to 6-5 on the year in what was yet another lopsided Big Ten loss. Here are five things...
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LINCOLN, Neb. — On Saturday, the Gophers faced a big, strong, fast team in the Cornhuskers. Nebraska dominated on both sides of the ball, overpowering Minnesota en route to a 38-14 victory.
Despite an up and down start to the first half, the Nebraska Cornhuskers used a strong second half to beat the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks, 75-62.
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