Scores

Final

Northwestern 14

(4-3, 1-2 Big Ten)

Michigan State 24

(4-3, 3-1 Big Ten)

Coverage: ESPN2

12:00 PM ET, October 17, 2009

Spartan Stadium (MI), East Lansing, MI

1 2 3 4 T
NW 0 7 0 714
MSU 0 0 17 724

Top Performers

Passing: M. Kafka (NW) - 291 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: L. Caper (MSU) - 16 CAR, 63 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. White (MSU) - 12 REC, 186 YDS, 2 TD

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERNWMSU
TD07:49Andrew Brewer 15 Yd Pass From Mike Kafka (Stefan Demos Kick) 70
THIRD QUARTERNWMSU
TD10:07Blair White 22 Yd Pass From Kirk Cousins (Brett Swenson Kick) 77
TD05:13Blair White 47 Yd Pass From Kirk Cousins (Brett Swenson Kick) 714
FG00:00Brett Swenson 28 Yd 717
FOURTH QUARTERNWMSU
TD14:48Larry Caper 22 Yd Run (Brett Swenson Kick) 724
TD10:28Zeke Markshausen 1 Yd Pass From Mike Kafka (Stefan Demos Kick) 1424

Team Stat Comparison

 
NW
MSU
1st Downs2219
3rd down efficiency
8-165-14
4th down efficiency
0-20-1
Total Yards370375
Passing291281
Comp-Att
34-4721-31
Yards per pass
6.29.1
Rushing7994
Rushing Attempts
2934
Yards per rush
2.72.8
Penalties4-254-46
Turnovers21
Fumbles lost
21
Interceptions thrown
00
Possession29:0330:57
Northwestern Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
M. Kafka34/472916.22060.6
Team34/472916.220-
Michigan State Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
K. Cousins21/312819.12084.0
Team21/312819.120-
Northwestern Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
M. Kafka18422.3018
S. Simmons5234.6018
J. Matthews166.006
A. Fields252.503
D. Persa242.004
-. Team1-1-1.000
Team29792.7018
Michigan State Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
L. Caper16633.9122
E. Baker12453.8011
K. Martin122.002
K. Cousins2-5-2.500
-. Team3-11-3.700
Team34942.8122
Northwestern Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
Z. Markshausen161116.9120
A. Brewer810413.0126
C. Brown33110.3016
D. Dunsmore2168.0012
J. Ebert11212.0012
S. Simmons3113.7011
M. Woodsum166.006
Team342918.6226
Michigan State Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
B. White1218615.5247
B. Cunningham5499.8020
C. Gantt11515.0015
A. Hawken11313.0013
K. Martin11010.0010
M. Dell188.008
Team2128113.4247
Northwestern Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
J. Matthews58517.028
Team58517.028
Michigan State Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
T. Robinson14747.047
E. Baker11919.019
Team26633.047
Northwestern Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
H. Bates2105.010
Team2105.010
Michigan State Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
K. Martin188.08
Team188.08
Northwestern Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
S. Demos0/00.0--2/22
Team0/00.0--2/22
Michigan State Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
B. Swenson1/1100.0283/36
Team1/1100.0283/36
Northwestern Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
S. Demos619532.51143
Team619532.51143
Michigan State Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
A. Bates624340.51152
Team624340.51152
ATTENDANCE: 71,726