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2012 College Football Schedule: Minnesota visits Nebraska in key Big Ten game

The Golden Gophers visit Nebraska as the Cornhuskers try to remain atop the Legends Division.

Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have a chance to play the role of spoiler in the Big Ten's Legends Division race when the visit the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday afternoon.

Nebraksa and Michigan are setting the pace in the Legends Division with identical 5-1 conference records, but the Cornhuskers own the tie breaker thanks to their head-to-head win over the Wolverines earlier in the season. Nebraska is riding a four-game winning streak into its matchup with Minnesota, while the Golden Gophers have won two of their last three games as they try to shake up the Big Ten standings on the road this week.

Here is the full slate of Big 10 games this week:

Iowa Hawkeyes at Michigan Wolverines (11 a.m. CT, ESPN)

Indiana Hoosiers at Penn St. Nittany Lions (11 a.m. CT, BTN)

Northwestern Wildcats at Michigan St. Spartans (11 a.m. CT, ESPN2)

Minnesota Golden Gophers at Nebraska Cornhuskers (2:30 p.m. CT, BTN)

Purdue Boilermakers at Illinois Fighting Illini (2:30 p.m. CT, BTN)

Ohio St. Buckeyes at Wisconsin Badgers (2:30 p.m. CT, ABC/ESPN2)

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.