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Associated Press, Published November 17 2012

Nebraska routs Minnesota Gophers

LINCOLN, Neb. – Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska’s all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.

Minnesota had 98 total yards entering the fourth quarter. Nebraska pulled its starters, and the Gophers scored on MarQueis Gray’s 1- and 6-yard runs.

Minnesota 0 0 0 14 – 14

Nebraska 10 14 14 0 – 38

First Quarter

Neb – FG Maher 39, 11:49.

Neb – K.Bell 36 pass from Martinez (Maher kick), 6:05.

Second Quarter

Neb – Cross 3 run (Maher kick), 7:47.

Neb – Cross 1 run (Maher kick), 4:22.

Third Quarter

Neb – K.Bell 30 pass from Martinez (Maher kick), 8:57.

Neb – Jean-Baptiste 48 interception return (Maher kick), 1:12.

Fourth Quarter

Minn – Gray 1 run (Wettstein kick), 7:39.

Minn – Gray 6 run (Wettstein kick), 2:59.

A – 85,330.

Minn Neb

First downs 11 25

Rushes-yards 29-87 47-133

Passing 90 311

Comp-Att-Int 10-28-2 22-33-0

Return Yards 18 55

Punts-Avg. 11-35.0 6-42.7

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 5-2

Penalties-Yards 4-37 5-47

Time of Possession 25:09 34:51

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING: Minnesota, R.Williams 7-26, Shortell 1-14, Gillum 4-13,

Maye 2-12, Kirkwood 7-11, Gray 2-7, Nelson 6-4. Nebraska,

Abdullah 18-79, Martinez 8-22, Cross 10-19, Heard 7-18,

Team 2-(minus 2), Kellogg 2-(minus 3).

PASSING: Minnesota, Nelson 8-23-2-59, Shortell 2-5-0-31. Nebraska,

Martinez 21-29-0-308, Kellogg 1-4-0-3.

RECEIVING: Minnesota, Crawford-Tufts 3-22, R.Williams 2-14,

McDonald 1-26, Engel 1-17, Green 1-7, Fruechte 1-4, Kirkwood 1-0.

Nebraska, K.Bell 9-136, Turner 6-83, Enunwa 4-65, Reed 2-24,

S.Osborne 1-3.