Aaron Rodgers threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 44-31 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.
Mariah Clarin and freshman Clarissa Ober each posted double-doubles as the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team opened the exhibition season with a 100-57 victory over Bemidji State (Minn.) Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.
Brandon Hubert caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Austin Sumner in the second overtime, lifting No. 24 South DakotaState to a 37-34 victory over 17th-ranked Northern Iowa Saturday.
South Dakota is back from a 28-14 loss to Illinois State on the road Saturday.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers overcame an early 10-point hole to defeat the Nebraska Cornhuskers 34-23 behind two rushing touchdowns from quarterback Philip Nelson on Saturday.
Adrian Peterson has been off track and the Minnesota Vikings need him to get going Sunday night as they host Green Bay at 7:30.
Two teams that have hit a rough patch during Missouri Valley Football Conference play will attempt to turn their seasons around Saturday as South Dakota State hosts Northern Iowa.
South Dakota takes on Illinois State in Normal, Illinois on Saturday.
The teams Nebraska has taken to the Big Ten since joining the conference two years ago have been far from the best of this proud, powerful program.
Josh Smith made a 3-pointer as time expired and finished with 20 points to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 99-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night in both teams’ exhibition finale.