Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Sports) -- The Minnesota Golden Gophers will try to defy the odds as heavily-favored Michigan comes to T-C-F Bank Stadium for a Big Ten Conference football game tonight.

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Kickoff is set for 6:00 p-m. It will be the first test for interim head coach Tracy Claeys. Michigan (5-2, 2-1) is ranked 17th in the nation and is coming off a stunning, last-second loss to Michigan State.

The Gophers (4-3, 1-2) won this game last season. They will be playing without two starting offensive linemen for the third game in a row.

Coverage begins at 5 o'clock with the pre-game show on 1340 KROC AM