Penn State vs Northwestern Recap - Nittany Lions Win 34-24
|Penn State vs Northwestern Recap - Nittany Lions Win 34-24|
Silas Redd ran for 164 yards as Penn State handled Northwestern by a score of 34-24 on Saturday at Ryan Field.
Penn State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 47.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt McGloin completed 17 of 26 pass attempts for 192 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kain Colter rushed for 51 yards for Northwestern, while Jacob Schmidt added 25 yards. Dan Persa threw for 294 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Jeremy Ebert and Kain Colter had 109 and 43 yards respectively.
Penn State lost the offensive yardage battle to Northwestern 406-381 yards in Saturday's game. Northwestern had more first downs as that total ended up 23-20.
The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 32:24, longer than the 27:36 of their opponents.
Penn State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Illinois. Northwestern will aim to get back on the winning track at Indiana.