Laurence Maroney, who won the GoldenSports.net/Outback Steakhouse Gopher Offensive Player of the Week, scored on a 79-yard touchdown run to cut the lead to 16-10. Maroney scored his second touchdown of the game with a 37-yard score to narrow the margin to 23-20. Maroney capped off an 11-play drive with a 5-yard score with 4:45 left to make the score 29-27
Maroney rushed for a career-best 1,243 yards in only his second season and currently is ranked third in the Big Ten and 15th in the nation in rushing, averaging 113 yards per game.
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