Spartans Down Northwestern 30-6 - Match Report
|Spartans Down Northwestern 30-6 - Match Report|
Jeremy Langford tore up the turf for 150 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Spartans to a 30-6 win over the Wildcats at Ryan Field.
Michigan State was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Connor Cook completed 16 of 24 pass attempts for 293 yards for the Spartans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Trevor Siemian rushed for 28 yards for Northwestern, while Treyvon Green added 25 yards. Trevor Siemian threw for 227 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Tony Jones and Dan Vitale had 59 and 58 yards respectively.
Northwestern was outgained by Michigan State 464-319 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-19 by the Spartans.
The time of possession battle favored Michigan State as their offense was on the field for 31:39, longer than the 28:21 of their opponents.
Next game, Michigan State takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Northwestern, they head on the road to face Illinois.