Minnesota opened up the lead, 44-7, after Jordan Wettstein made a 44-yard field goal to end a four-play, zero-yard drive. The Golden Gophers began the drive with good field position at the Boilermakers’ 27-yard line after A.J. Barker returned a punt.
Purdue made the score 44-14 after Robert Marve and Dolapo Macarthy hooked up for a 10-yard touchdown to finish off a 75-yard drive.
The Boilermakers closed the gap to 44-21 when Marve and Antavian Edison combined for a seven-yard touchdown to polish off a 77-yard drive.
Minnesota has possession at its own 26-yard line to start the fourth quarter.
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