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Report: Michigan at Minnesota a night game

The Detroit News
Michigan QB Shane Morris

It appears Michigan's game at Minnesota on Oct. 31 will be a primetime kickoff.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune has indicated the Gophers will play three primetime games this season, including against Michigan at TCF Bank Stadium on either ESPN or ABC.

Michigan opens the season with a Thursday night game at Utah Sept. 3 and also will play at night at Maryland on Oct. 3 on BTN.

Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett has said he would like to see more night games at Michigan Stadium but hasn't indicated what game -- if any -- will be in primetime.

MICHIGAN SCHEDULE

Thu., Sept. 3, at Utah

Sat., Sept. 12, Oregon State

Sat., Sept. 19, UNLV

Sat., Sept. 26, Brigham Young

Sat., Oct. 3, at Maryland

Sat., Oct. 10, Northwestern

Sat., Oct. 17, Michigan State

Sat., Oct. 31, at Minnesota

Sat., Nov. 7, Rutgers

Sat., Nov. 14, at Indiana

Sat., Nov. 21, at Penn State

Sat., Nov. 28, Ohio State