HawkeyeNation Iowa/Minnesota Preview

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!

Iowa Hawkeyes 5-5 (3-4)

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Minnesota Golden Gophers 1-9 (0-6)

11:05AM Kickoff, Big Ten Network



Random Facts

  • 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.

This Week

Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Ken Iwebema - Ken Iwebema spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Albert Young Premium Story - Albert Young spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 Clayborn, Ballard Coming of Age - Young Defensive Ends Contributing To Iowa Attack
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: Kirk on the Side Transcript Premium Story - Kirk Ferentz talks Ballard, Clayborn, Donahue and more in this premium transcript.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Seth Olsen - Seth Olsen spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Mike Humpal Premium Story - Mike Humpal spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Rafael Eubanks - Rafael Eubanks spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Jake Christensen - Jake Christensen spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - A.J. Edds Premium Story - A.J. Edds spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 MN Week: AUDIO - Tom Busch Premium Story - Tom Busch spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2007 Kirk Ferentz Tuesday Press Conference Quotes - Quotes and Notes from Kirk Ferentz's Weekly Press Conference

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