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  1. Zac Epping brings edge to Gophers' O-line

    Adam Rittenberg

    Offensive linemen usually go unnoticed until they do something bad. Anyone who watched the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas noticed Minnesota offensive lineman Zac Epping midway through the second quarter. Epping drew personal-foul penalties on...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  2. Gophers' Nelson not afraid of competition

    Brian Bennett

    Philip Nelson started the final seven games at quarterback for Minnesota last season as a true freshman, including a solid performance in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas. But Gophers head coach Jerry Kill didn't declare Nelson the 2013 starter, in...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  3. Instant analysis: Texas Tech 34, Minn. 31

    David Ubben

    This Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas wasn't a pretty one. A fun first half gave way to a lackluster second half until the final minutes, when Texas Tech's offense shook awake and rallied for a 34-31 victory over Minnesota with a Ryan Bustin field goal...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  4. D.J. Johnson keys Texas Tech's rally by Minnesota

    D.J. Johnson returned an interception 39 yards and Ryan Bustin made a 28-yard field goal as time expired to give Texas Tech a 34-31 comeback victory over Minnesota on Friday night in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  5. Troy Stoudermire of Minnesota Gophers sets NCAA kickoff return re...

    Minnesota's Troy Stoudermire has broken the NCAA record for career kickoff return yards on the opening kickoff against Texas Tech in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  6. Minnesota keys in Meineke Car Care Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Three keys for Minnesota in tonight's Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas game against Texas Tech: 1. Get creative offensively: The Gophers had major trouble finding the end zone for large parts of the season. Injuries at quarterback, receiver and on t...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  7. Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas keys

    David Ubben

    Let's take a look at three keys for tonight's Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas. 1. Grab a turnover or two. Texas Tech's defense has to be very, very frustrated by now. The last time the Red Raiders forced a turnover was all the way back on Oct. 20. ...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  8. Pregame: Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

    David Ubben

    Minnesota (6-6, 2-6 Big Ten) vs. Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) WHO TO WATCH: Texas Tech receivers Eric Ward and Darrin Moore. They are big targets in the red zone and caught 24 of quarterback Seth Doege's 38 touchdowns this season. Only two other t...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  9. Big Ten predictions: Bowl picks

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten bowl season officially arrives tomorrow night when Minnesota kicks off the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas against Texas Tech. Heavens knows I need a new season to begin after a horrible showing in the regular season, when I finished a full...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  10. Gophers' Carter grew up on, off the field

    Brian Bennett

    Tyrone Carter flew into Minneapolis last winter for an emergency rescue mission. The mission was his cousin, Michael, a talented but troubled defensive back for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. As they walked around campus together, they were stopped...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  11. Texas Tech Red Raiders pull 3 from Meineke Car Care Bowl for brea...

    A Texas Tech official says three Red Raiders won't be playing against Minnesota in Friday's Meineke Car Care Bowl because they violated team rules.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2012
  12. B1G bowl primer: Meineke Car Care Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our snapshots of each bowl featuring a Big Ten team continue. MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Minnesota (6-6) vs. Texas Tech (7-5) Where: Houston, Reliant Stadium When: Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT) TV: ESPN About Minnesota: The Gop...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  13. A closer look: Meineke Car Care Bowl

    David Ubben

    As the bowl season approaches, we're going to be looking a little closer at each game. We'll go down the Big 12 bowl schedule in chronological order. MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL OF TEXAS Texas Tech (7-5) vs. Minnesota (6-6) Where: Reliant Stadium,...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  14. Texas Tech finds its coach ... for bowl game

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech offensive line coach Chris Thomsen will take over interim head coach responsibilities for the Red Raiders leading up to their game with Minnesota in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas. Thomsen will fill in for Tommy Tuberville, who acce...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  15. A.J. Barker transfers to Houston

    Brian Bennett

    Minnesota is going to Houston for its Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas game. Disgruntled former Gophers receiver A.J. Barker is heading to the same destination. Barker, who quit the team last month and then publicly aired his grievances with coach J...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  16. Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl

    Brian Bennett and David Ubben

    Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-6) vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders (7-5) Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ET, Houston (ESPN) Minnesota take by Big 12 blogger Brian Bennett: Few teams would be as thrilled to accept a Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas invite as Minnesota is....

    Blog | December 02, 2012