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Western Michigan Falls 38-17 to Wildcats - Recap

Western Michigan Falls 38-17 to Wildcats - Recap

The Broncos had no answer for Treyvon Green on Saturday as the Wildcats rolled to a 38-17 win at Ryan Field.

Northwestern won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 28-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 58.5.

Trevor Siemian completed 9 of 14 pass attempts for 99 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Brian Fields rushed for 79 yards for Western Michigan, while Tyler Van Tubbergen added 33 yards. Tyler Van Tubbergen threw for 202 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Corey Davis and Clark Mussman had 112 and 29 yards respectively.

Western Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Northwestern 471-345 yards in Saturday's game. Northwestern had more first downs as that total ended up 31-17.

The time of possession battle favored Northwestern as their offense was on the field for 30:58, longer than the 29:02 of their opponents.

Northwestern heads into a Week 4 battle against Maine. Western Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Iowa.