This week, Iowa is set to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers, in an attempt to reclaim Floyd of Rosedale. As usual, here is the HawkeyeNation preview package, including stats, facts, a look back at last year, this week's content, a simulation and 6 questions with the HN Staff. It's all free, so check it out!
Since expanding to a schedule with at least 10 games in 1960, Minnesota has finished with a single win only once, in 1983. That year, Iowa defeated Minnesota, in Iowa City, 61-10 to close out the Big Ten season.
Iowa and Minnesota have played twice on November 10th, in 1956 and1962. The first meeting, Iowa won 7-0. The second, Minnesota won, 10-0. Both were in Minneapolis.
Since 1999, the fewest points scored by either team in the battle for Floyd is 21. Iowa is averaging 34.6 points over that stretch, while Minnesota has managed only 26 points per game.