Wildcats squeak past Gophers
Brendan Smith's 48 yard interception return for touchdown pushed the Northwestern Wildcats past the Minnesota Golden Gophers 24-17 on Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats covered the 7.5-point spread, while the combined score played UNDER the day's posted total of 48.5.
Mike Kafka completed 12-of-16 pass attempts for 142 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Wildcats.
Adam Weber threw for 330 yards, one TD and one pick for the Gophers.