Five up, five down

Best starts by the Gophers since their last Big Ten title in 1967:

Year Coach Start, Final rec.

2003 Glen Mason 6-0, 10-3

1987 John Gutekunst 5-0, 6-5

2004 Glen Mason 5-0, 7-5

2019 P.J. Fleck 5-0, —