Wildcats Fall 27-24 Against Nebraska - Game Recap
Nebraska got a 127-yard performance from Ameer Abdullah as a key part of its 27-24 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska did not, however, defeat the Wildcats against the spread, which closed at 4 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 59.5.
Tommy Armstrong completed 15 of 29 pass attempts for 173 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Wildcats defense.
Treyvon Green rushed for 149 yards for Northwestern, while Kain Colter added 86 yards. Kain Colter threw for 45 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Dan Vitale and Stephen Buckley had 28 and 17 yards respectively.
Northwestern was outgained by Nebraska 472-326 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-16 by the Cornhuskers.
The time of possession battle favored Nebraska as their offense was on the field for 31:39, longer than the 28:21 of their opponents.
Nebraska looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Michigan. Northwestern will aim to get back on the winning track vs Michigan.