The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team (6-6) beat the Wisconsin Badgers (7-5) 37-15 this afternoon in Madison to claim Paul Bunyan's Axe for the first time since 2003.

It was Minnesota's first win in Madison since 1994. The Badgers were 8½ point favorites in today's game.

It was all Minnesota, all day -- as the Gophers dominated the Badgers in every aspect of the game. With the win, the Gophers also earned their sixth win of the season making them bowl eligible.

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Minnesota's freshman QB Tanner Morgan was 9 of 16 for 124 yards in a run-heavy attack for the Gophers. Mohamed Ibrahim carried the ball for Minnesota 26 times for 121 yards. Tyler Johnson was the leading Gopher receiver with 4 catches for 76 yards.