Recap - Wildcats Defeat California 44-30
Treyvon Green tore up the turf for 129 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Wildcats to a 44-30 win over the Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium.
Northwestern was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 62.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Trevor Siemian completed 18 of 29 pass attempts for 276 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Golden Bears defense.
Brendan Bigelow rushed for 65 yards for California, while Daniel Lasco added 38 yards. Jared Goff threw for 445 yards for the Golden Bears, while receivers Chris Harper and Bryce Treggs had 151 and 145 yards respectively.
California outgained Northwestern 548-508 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-22 by the Golden Bears.
The time of possession battle favored California as their offense was on the field for 30:24, longer than the 29:36 of their opponents.
Northwestern heads into a Week 2 battle against Syracuse. California, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland State.