The longest running rivalry in college football continues Saturday afternoon when Wisconsin plays at Minnesota. This will be the 117th meeting between the two schools with the Golden Gophers holding a slim 58-54-4 advantage. However, the Badgers have won the last seven in the series, including the last three in Minneapolis. Despite this being his first and only Wisconsin – Minnesota game, Badgers quarterback Russell Wilson knows that its important…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/WILSON1.mp3|titles=WILSON1]
Since 1948, the winner of the Wisconsin – Minnesota game has taken home Paul Bunyan’s Axe. Badgers offensive coordinator said having the Axe means a lot…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/CHRYST1.mp3|titles=CHRYST1]
Wisconsin is 3-2 in the Big Ten and 7-2 overall while Minnesota has a record of 1-4 in conference play and 2-7 overall. Badgers head coach Bret Bielema feels that the Golden Gophers have played better of late…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/BIELEMA11.mp3|titles=BIELEMA1]
And Wisconsin is two games behind Penn State in the Big Ten’s leader division, but linebacker Chris Borland said the Badgers understand there is still a chance to end up on top of the division and in the conference title game…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/BORLAND1.mp3|titles=BORLAND1]
Today’s Wisconsin – Minnesota game can be heard on 93.9 FM WDOR. Pregame coverage begins at 12:30. Kickoff at TCF Bank Stadium is at 2:30.