Wildcats outlast Spartans

Wildcats outlast Spartans

Omar Conteh's 12-yard touchdown catch in overtime was the difference in Week 6, as the Northwestern Wildcats defeated the Michigan State Spartans 48-41 at Spartan Stadium.

The Wildcats were 15-point road underdogs, and the 89 points scored were OVER the posted total of 54.

C.J. Bacher was 38-for-48 for 520 yards and five touchdowns, while Conteh also ran for 70 yards and two scores for the Wildcats.

Brian Hoyer went 17-for-31 for 194 yards and a touchdown, and Javon Ringer ran 12 times for 185 yards and three majors for the Spartans.