(Los Angeles, CA) — Mike Boone ran for a pair of touchdowns as the Vikings crushed the Chargers 39-10 in Los Angeles. Kirk Cousins threw for 207 yards, a TD and a pick for Minnesota, which upped its record to 10-and-4. The Vikings host the Packers on Monday Night Football one week from tonight.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Marcus Carr dropped in a career-high 35 points as the Golden Gophers upset second-ranked Ohio State 84-71 at Williams Arena. Daniel Oturu added 14 points and 13 rebounds for Minnesota, which moved to 5-and-5. The Gophers face Oklahoma State this Saturday in Tulsa
(Chicago, IL) — Kevin Fiala scored twice but the Wild fell short in a 5-3 loss to the Blackhawks in Chicago. Eric Staal had the other goal for Minnesota, which slipped to 16-13-and-5. The Wild visit Vegas tomorrow.
(Fargo, ND) — North Dakota State is headed back to the FCS semifinals after a 9-3 win over Illinois State on Saturday in the quarterfinals in Fargo. The Bison advance to face Montana State this Saturday. James Madison and Weber State will meet in the other semifinal.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are enjoying a few more days off before returning to action. Minnesota will host the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday at the Target Center. The Wolves have been off since Friday’s 124-117 loss to the Clippers. They sit at 10-and-15 on the year.