Hoosiers Fall 59-38 Against Northwestern - Game Recap
Indiana was unable to contain Jacob Schmidt on Saturday and the result was a 59-38 Week 9 loss against the Wildcats.
Bettors who backed the Wildcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 63.5.
Dan Persa completed 16 of 20 pass attempts for 261 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Stephen Houston rushed for 151 yards for Indiana, while Tre Roberson added 121 yards. Tre Roberson threw for 169 yards for the Hoosiers, while receivers Shane Wynn and Stephen Houston had 41 and 32 yards respectively.
Northwestern outgained Indiana 616-488 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-28 by the Wildcats.
Indiana lost the time of possession battle 33:53/26:07, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Northwestern looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Nebraska. Indiana will aim to get back on the winning track at Ohio State.