The Gophers played their final nonconference game before the Big Ten starts in two weeks. And if Middle Tennessee State sounds familiar, it's the school that upset the Gophers in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in March.

Guide to the game:

Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. TV: BTN Radio: 100.3 FM. Gopher Radio Network

Follow the game on our Live Blog

Gameview: Statistics and game play-by-play

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Middle Tennessee State scouting report

Randy Johnson's call: The Gophers will win if ...

Team statistics: Gophers | MTSU

Rosters: Gophers | MTSU

Latest MTSU news and national rankings

Latest Gophers news and national rankings

College football scoreboard and schedule

College football headlines from around the nation

Gophers reading room:

Gary Moore: Likely trransfer to unlikely starter

Seth Green:  Getting up to speed

Big changes ahead: Future Gophers football schedules look different

Tribute to Goldy: Saturday's special helmets

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