A week after beating Michigan and Michigan State back-to-back, the No. 7 Gophers lost to No. 16 Wisconsin on Wednesday night in Madison in just four sets.
Minnesota took the first set, but lost the final three sets to drop to 18-4 on the season and 6-4 in the Big Ten.
Seniors Tori Dixon and Ashley Wittman led the Gophers with 20 and 18 kills, respectively. Wittman also added 16 digs to record a double-double on the night.
The Gophers will host Northwestern on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT at the Sports Pavilion where Minnesota is 7-0.