Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Northwestern: 5 Players To Watch

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After winning their final three non-conference games by a total of nine points, the Minnesota Golden Gophers will open their Big Ten schedule with a road trip to take on Northwestern. The Wildcats are 4-0 this season, including a noteworthy win over Stanford in their season opener, and they are ranked 16th in the country.

Here are five players to watch during Saturday’s game, which will kickoff around 11 a.m.