The Gopher football team will play Texas Tech at 8pm Friday December 28 in Texas in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.  Minnesota is 6-6 but just 2-6 in the Big Ten this season while Texas Tech is 7-5 overall and 4-5 in the Big 12.  Kickoff on December 28 at 8pm (CT) with a 7pm pregame on AM 1390-the Fan.

Minnesota hasn't played in a bowl game since 2009 and played Texas Tech in the Insight.com bowl in 2006.  The Gophers lost that game 44-41 despite holding a 31-point lead.