Preview: Gophers, Huskers both struggling teams in hunt for bowl bid

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck drew a chart for reporters at his news conference this week, attempting to demonstrate his belief that building a program brings ups and downs instead of the steady incline that might be expected.

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