Minnesota secured Paul Bunyan’s Axe on Saturday long before the Golden Gophers actually sprinted towards the trophy in Camp Randall Stadium’s South end zone.

They didn’t simply end the University of Wisconsin’s 14-game stranglehold in the series. Minnesota crushed the Badgers, 37-15, to snatch away hardware the Gophers haven’t displayed in Minneapolis since 2003. It marked UW’s worst home loss against Minnesota since 1936 and its widest margin of defeat in the rivalry since 1969.

(Courtesy UWBadgers.com)