Central Michigan vs Northwestern Recap - Wildcats Win 30-25
Northwestern earned a 30-25 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday in Week 4 action at Ryan Field.
Bettors who backed the Wildcats were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 51.5.
Dan Persa completed 23 of 30 pass attempts for 280 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Chippewas defense.
Cody Wilson rushed for 42 yards for Central Michigan, while Carl Volny added 31 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 347 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Kito Poblah and Cody Wilson had 89 and 76 yards respectively.
Central Michigan was outgained by Northwestern 429-423 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-24 by the Wildcats.
Central Michigan lost the time of possession battle 34:12/25:48, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Northwestern takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Central Michigan, they head home to face Ball State.