MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Although the Minnesota Golden Gophers posted only a 3-5 Big Ten record this year, they were invited Sunday to play in the Music City Bowl.
The game will be played in Nashville on Dec. 31. The Gophers will play a team from the Southwestern Conference.
It will be the third straight bowl appearance for Minnesota (6-5).
The Gophers played in the Music City Bowl two seasons ago, defeating Arkansas, 29-14.