Michigan State 37, Northwestern 20

Boxscore
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Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 2:34
  TD   Northwestern 0 - Michigan State 7
Javon Ringer 13 yd. run (Brett Swenson kick)
1st Quarter - 5:55
  FG   Northwestern 0 - Michigan State 10
Brett Swenson 26 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 9:23
  TD   Northwestern 0 - Michigan State 17
Garrett Celek 3 yd. pass from Brian Hoyer (Brett Swenson kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:53
  TD   Northwestern 0 - Michigan State 24
Andrew Hawken 7 yd. pass from Brian Hoyer (Brett Swenson kick)
2nd Quarter - 13:55
  TD   Northwestern 7 - Michigan State 24
C.J. Bacher 4 yd. run (Amado Villarreal kick)
3rd Quarter - 2:18
  FG   Northwestern 7 - Michigan State 27
Brett Swenson 42 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 6:53
  FG   Northwestern 10 - Michigan State 27
Amado Villarreal 31 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 10:23
  TD   Northwestern 10 - Michigan State 34
Javon Ringer 1 yd. run (Brett Swenson kick)
3rd Quarter - 13:55
  TD   Northwestern 17 - Michigan State 34
Rasheed Ward 6 yd. pass from C.J. Bacher (Amado Villarreal kick)
4th Quarter - 5:54
  FG   Northwestern 17 - Michigan State 37
Brett Swenson 34 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 11:53
  FG   Northwestern 20 - Michigan State 37
Amado Villarreal 22 yd. field goal

Team Stats

  Michigan State Northwestern
Score 37 20
First downs 18 27
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-15 (47%) 15-for-24 (63%)
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1 (100%) 2-for-3 (67%)
Total Yards 297 459
Rushing
    Rushes-Net Yards 43-128 32-176
    Average Per Rush 3.0 5.5
Passing
    Comp-Att 14-20 34-61
    Passing Yards 169 283
    Average Per Pass Play 8.4 4.6
Penalties-Yards 5-45 4-40
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 2
Time of Possession 32:21 27:39

Player Stats

Michigan State (6 - 1)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Brian Hoyer 14/20 169 2 0
Northwestern (5 - 1)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
C.J. Bacher 34/61 283 1 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD
Javon Ringer 35 124 2
Andre Anderson 5 10 0
B.J. Cunningham 1 9 0
Brian Hoyer 2 -15 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD
Tyrell Sutton 23 139 0
C.J. Bacher 8 32 1
Omar Conteh 1 5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS TD
B.J. Cunningham 4 44 0
Keshawn Martin 1 42 0
Blair White 3 29 0
Andrew Hawken 2 28 1
Javon Ringer 2 16 0
Fred Smith (MSt) 1 7 0
Garrett Celek 1 3 1
Receiving
  REC YDS TD
Ross Lane 9 113 0
Sidney Stewart 7 49 0
Rasheed Ward 7 45 1
Tyrell Sutton 6 44 0
Eric Peterman 4 27 0
Jeremy Ebert 1 5 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
Dan Fortener 1 21 0
Johnny Adams(MighSt) 1 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Punting
  NO. YDS LNG
Aaron Bates 4 175 57
Punting
  NO. YDS LNG
Stefan Demos 2 93 47
Kickoff Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Glenn Winston 3 106 50
Andrew Pendy 1 11 11
Kickoff Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Jeravin Matthews 3 71 40
Omar Conteh 1 34 34
Sherrick McManis 2 26 21
Punt Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Otis Wiley 1 20 20
Punt Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
No punt returns

Game Info

Date - Saturday, October 11 2008 3:30PM
Location - Ryan Field
Attendance - 32527

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