Northwestern vs Nebraska Wrap - Northwestern Wins 28-25
|Northwestern vs Nebraska Wrap - Northwestern Wins 28-25|
Jeremy Ebert was good for 147 receiving yards on Saturday as the Wildcats grabbed a 28-25 win over the Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium.
Northwestern was the ATS victor, as they covered the 17.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 62.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kain Colter completed 4 of 6 pass attempts for 115 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Rex Burkhead rushed for 69 yards for Nebraska, while Taylor Martinez added 53 yards. Taylor Martinez threw for 289 yards for the Cornhuskers, while receivers Kenny Bell and Tim Marlowe had 58 and 44 yards respectively.
Nebraska lost the offensive yardage battle to Northwestern 468-411 yards in Saturday's game. Northwestern had more first downs as that total ended up 25-21.
Northwestern led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:06/25:54 split in that important category.
Next game, Northwestern takes its act home to face Rice looking for another win. For Nebraska, they head on the road to face Penn State.