After reaching the top 25 in the coaches poll, the Gophers did the same in this week's AP poll, a fitting inclusion considering the team is a win away from a spot in the Big Ten title game.
Ohio State stayed at No. 7, but the other three Big Ten teams in this week's coaches poll all moved up.
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With just one game left on the regular-season schedule, Jerry Kill's Gophers need one more win to reach the Big Ten Championship Game.
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