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Wildcats Fall 38-31 Against Michigan - Game Recap

Wildcats Fall 38-31 Against Michigan - Game Recap

Roy Roundtree inflicted damage on the Northwestern secondary, receiving 139 yards as Michigan defeated the Wildcats 38-31 at Michigan Stadium.

Michigan won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 51.5.

Devin Gardner completed 16 of 29 pass attempts for 286 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Wildcats defense.

Venric Mark rushed for 104 yards for Northwestern, while Kain Colter added 82 yards. Kain Colter threw for 96 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Christian Jones and Dan Vitale had 61 and 30 yards respectively.

Michigan was outgained by Northwestern 431-419 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-21 by the Wildcats.

The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 34:28, longer than the 25:32 of their opponents.

Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Iowa. Northwestern will aim to get back on the winning track at Michigan State.