We're up to 174 comments and counting on today's Page 2 effort suggesting that rooting for Wisconsin tonight might not be a bad idea, even if you're from Minnesota.

A lot of hot takes in there. A lot of good ideas. Twitter was even more bold, suggesting I direct my head into places I don't think it would fit.

As always, do as you wish. We'll let ex-Gopher Trevor Mbakwe have the final word before the game tips, a succinct and powerful counterpoint to what I had to say: