Northwestern Falls 20-17 to Boilermakers - Recap
Rob Henry ran for 132 yards as Purdue handled Northwestern by a score of 20-17 on Saturday at Ryan Field.
Purdue was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 49.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rob Henry completed 6 of 18 pass attempts for 47 yards for the Boilermakers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Wildcats defense.
Jacob Schmidt rushed for 32 yards for Northwestern, while Dan Persa added 24 yards. Dan Persa threw for 305 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Jeremy Ebert and Drake Dunsmore had 124 and 50 yards respectively.
Purdue was outgained by Northwestern 389-279 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-13 by the Wildcats.
Purdue lost the time of possession battle 34:04/25:56, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Purdue takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Northwestern, they head home to face Michigan State.