Des Moines Register
College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Northwestern 39, Michigan State 31
When: 3:30 PM   ET ,  Saturday, October 28, 2017
Where: Ryan Field, Evanston, Illinois
Attendance: 36369
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 OT T
Michigan State 7 3 0 7 14 31
Northwestern 0 10 0 7 22 39
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:25
Michigan State   TD  Northwestern 0 - Michigan State 7
Cody White 6 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
2nd Quarter - 9:31
Michigan State   FG  Northwestern 0 - Michigan State 10
Matt Coghlin 46 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 3:58
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 7 - Michigan State 10
Clayton Thorson 1 yd. run (Charlie Kuhbander kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:04
Northwestern   FG  Northwestern 10 - Michigan State 10
Charlie Kuhbander 35 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 10:49
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 17 - Michigan State 10
Ben Skowronek 12 yd. pass from Justin Jackson (Charlie Kuhbander kick)
4th Quarter - 0:25
Michigan State   TD  Northwestern 17 - Michigan State 17
Felton Davis III 13 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
OT - 0:00
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 24 - Michigan State 17
Cameron Green 14 yd. pass from Clayton Thorson (Charlie Kuhbander kick)
OT - 0:00
Michigan State   TD  Northwestern 24 - Michigan State 24
Felton Davis III 6 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
OT - 0:00
Michigan State   TD  Northwestern 24 - Michigan State 31
Cody White 11 yd. pass from Brian Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick)
OT - 0:00
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 31 - Michigan State 31
Justin Jackson 3 yd. run (Charlie Kuhbander kick)
OT - 0:00
Northwestern   TD  Northwestern 39 - Michigan State 31
Flynn Nagel 22 yd. pass from Clayton Thorson (Cameron Green pass from Clayton Thorson)
TEAMS
Team Records
  Michigan State Northwestern
W‑L 6 - 2 - 0 5 - 3 - 0
Conference 4 - 1 - 0 3 - 2 - 0
Team Stats
  Michigan State Northwestern
Score 31 39
1st Downs 28 28
3rd Down Efficiency 8-for-17
47%
7-for-15
47%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 540 432
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-95 28-64
Average/Rush 3.2 2.3
Passing
Comp-Att 39-57 34-49
Passing Yards 445 368
Average/Pass Play 7.7 7.4
Penalties-Yards 9-84 1-9
Fumbles-Lost 3-1 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 34:59 24:36
PLAYER STATS
Michigan State (6 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Lewerke 39/57 445 4 0
Northwestern (5 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Thorson 33/48 356 2 0
J. Jackson 1/1 12 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Lewerke 9 30 3.3 0
D. Stewart Jr. 2 27 13.5 0
L. Scott 8 16 2.0 0
G. Holmes 5 13 2.6 0
M. London 3 8 2.7 0
C. Heyward 2 3 1.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Jackson 17 41 2.4 1
J. Larkin 3 14 4.7 0
C. Thorson 7 11 1.6 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. White 9 165 18.3 2
D. Stewart Jr. 11 98 8.9 0
F. Davis III 8 95 11.9 2
M. Sokol 3 30 10.0 0
G. Holmes 3 25 8.3 0
H. Rison 2 16 8.0 0
L. Scott 2 11 5.5 0
C. Heyward 1 5 5.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
F. Nagel 8 87 10.9 1
C. Green 6 76 12.7 1
J. Jackson 7 51 7.3 0
R. Lees 4 48 12.0 0
G. Dickerson 3 36 12.0 0
B. Skowronek 3 34 11.3 1
M. Wilson 2 22 11.0 0
R. Chiaokhiao-Bowman 1 14 14.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
N. Hall 1 0 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
K. Willis 1.0 1.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
J. Gaziano 1.0 10.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
J. Bachie 1.0 3.0
K. Willis 1.0 1.0
J. Panasiuk 1.0 1.0
K. Willekes 0.5 1.0
J. Scott 0.5 0.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
J. Gaziano 1.0 10.0
T. Lancaster 1.0 2.0
P. Fisher 0.5 1.0
J. Thompson 0.5 0.0
Fumbles
  NO.
C. White 2
L. Scott 1
Fumbles
  NO.
C. Kuhbander 1
R. Chiaokhiao-Bowman 1