Wildcats vs Hoosiers Final: 44-29 - Recap
Trevor Siemian threw for 308 yards to lead the Wildcats over Indiana 44-29 on Saturday in Week 5 action at Ryan Field.
Northwestern won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 60.5.
Kain Colter rushed for 161 yards, while Venric Mark added 139 yards in the win. Kain Colter and Christian Jones added 131 and 68 receiving yards respectively.
Stephen Houston rushed for 91 yards for Indiana, while D'Angelo Roberts added 41 yards. Nate Sudfeld threw for 157 yards for the Hoosiers, while receivers Kofi Hughes and Cody Latimer had 110 and 97 yards respectively.
Indiana was outgained by Northwestern 704-425 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 36-16 by the Wildcats.
Indiana lost the time of possession battle 36:14/23:46, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Northwestern takes its act on the road to face Penn State looking for another win. For Indiana, they head home to face Michigan State.