Jon Horford scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Michigan withstand another loss of one of its star players and beat Minnesota 63-60 on Thursday night.
Trey Burke and Michigan can put aside for now the idea of being ranked No. 1 in the country.
Devin Gardner replaced Denard Robinson in a surprise quarterback switch by Michigan right before kickoff, throwing two touchdown passes and running for another score to lead the Wolverines past Minnesota 35-13 on Saturday.
The Wolverines (5-3, 3-1) could be vulnerable, coming off a discouraging defeat at Nebraska with seemingly more difficult matchups ahead against Northwestern, Iowa and at Ohio State. They haven’t scored a touchdown in three weeks.
The Gophers football team will recognize national epilepsy month by adding some purple to their maroon and gold.