No. 15 Michigan State tops Minnesota

Le'Veon Bell rushed for a pair of 24, at Spartan Stadium.

Kirk Cousins passed for almost 300 yards and a pair of scores for the Spartans (7-2, 4-1 Big Ten), who have won three of four since their bye week and travel to Iowa next Saturday.

MarQueis Gray threw three touchdowns -- all to DaJon McKnight -- and one costly late interception for the Gophers (2-7, 1-4), who have dropped five of their last six.