Wildcats Fall 42-24 Against Michigan - Game Recap
Northwestern was unable to contain Denard Robinson on Saturday and the result was a 42-24 Week 6 loss against the Wolverines.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 60.5.
Denard Robinson completed 14 of 23 pass attempts for 290 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Wildcats defense.
Jacob Schmidt rushed for 31 yards for Northwestern, while Adonis Smith added 28 yards. Dan Persa threw for 331 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Jeremy Ebert and Drake Dunsmore had 86 and 73 yards respectively.
Northwestern was outgained by Michigan 541-438 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-23 by the Wildcats.
Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 37:57/22:03 split in that important category.
Next game, Michigan takes its act on the road to face Michigan State looking for another win. For Northwestern, they head on the road to face Iowa.