Minnesota vs Ohio State Game Preview - Part 3

Minnesota is 0-5 at TCF Bank Stadium this season. The Gophers last win at home came on Nov. 14 of last season, a 16-13 victory over South Dakota State. Minnesota's last victory over a Big Ten team at home was on Oct. 31 of last season, a 42-34 win over Michigan State.

FAST FACTS:

Buckeyes: Wide receiver DeVier Posey has at least one reception in 22 consecutive games, which is the longest active streak in the Big Ten. ... Quarterback Terrelle Pryor has 6,998 yards of total offense and is about to become just the third Buckeye to eclipse 7,000 yards. ... Pryor needs two more touchdown passes to catch Art Schlichter for the No. 4 spot in the category in the Ohio State record book. ... The Buckeyes are third in the country in turnover total defense (234.5 ypg). ... The Ohio State defense is averaging an FBS-best 5.87 three-and-outs per game.

Gophers: Minnesota's last win over Ohio State came in 2000. …The Gophers are tied for third in the Big Ten and tied for 15th in the nation in red-zone scoring percentage (90.5 percent). ... Minnesota is 0-5 at TCF Bank Stadium this season. The Gophers last win at home came on Nov. 14 of last season, a 16-13 victory over South Dakota State. Minnesota's last victory over a Big Ten team at home was on Oct. 31 of last season, a 42-34 win over Michigan State.

INJURY WATCH:

Buckeyes:

LB Ross Homan (foot, out); DB Christian Bryant (infection, out), LB Dorian Bell (concussion, questionable)

Gophers:

FB Jon Hoese (hamstring, out), RB Donnell Kirkwood (hamstring/calf, questionable)

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