Scores

Final

(8) Michigan State 35

(8-0, 4-0 Big Ten)

Northwestern 27

(5-2, 1-2 Big Ten)

Coverage: ESPN

12:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010

Ryan Field, Evanston, IL

1 2 3 4 T
#8MSU 0 7 7 2135
NW 7 10 7 327

Top Performers

Passing: K. Cousins (MSU) - 331 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: D. Persa (NW) - 22 CAR, 46 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: M. Dell (MSU) - 9 REC, 109 YDS, 2 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMSUNW
TD05:11Dan Persa 3 Yd Run (Stefan Demos Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERMSUNW
FG12:42Stefan Demos 37 Yd 010
TD06:07Dan Persa 1 Yd Run (Stefan Demos Kick) 017
TD02:49Mark Dell 7 Yd Pass From Kirk Cousins (Dan Conroy Kick) 717
THIRD QUARTERMSUNW
TD11:56Bennie Fowler 22 Yd Run (Dan Conroy Kick) 1417
TD02:50Dan Persa 6 Yd Run (Stefan Demos Kick) 1424
FOURTH QUARTERMSUNW
TD13:12Mark Dell 13 Yd Pass From Kirk Cousins (Dan Conroy Kick) 2124
FG09:47Stefan Demos 41 Yd 2127
TD02:00B.J. Cunningham 9 Yd Pass From Kirk Cousins (Dan Conroy Kick) 2827
TD01:07Edwin Baker 25 Yd Run (Dan Conroy Kick) 3527

Team Stat Comparison

 
MSU
NW
1st Downs2422
3rd down efficiency
5-148-16
4th down efficiency
2-20-1
Total Yards457385
Passing352215
Comp-Att
30-4419-30
Yards per pass
8.07.2
Rushing105170
Rushing Attempts
2647
Yards per rush
4.03.6
Penalties4-306-66
Turnovers12
Fumbles lost
11
Interceptions thrown
01
Possession30:4429:16
Michigan State Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
K. Cousins29/433297.73074.5
A. Bates1/12323.000100.0
Team30/443528.030-
Northwestern Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
D. Persa18/291876.40150.8
J. Ebert1/12828.00099.8
Team19/302157.201-
Michigan State Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
E. Baker10737.3125
B. Fowler12222.0122
L. Bell8121.5011
K. Martin199.009
K. Nichol133.003
L. Caper133.003
B. Cunningham100.000
-. Team1-2-2.000
K. Cousins2-15-7.500
Team261054.0225
Northwestern Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
M. Trumpy10505.0018
D. Persa22462.1322
A. Smith10444.4011
V. Mark12929.0029
J. Schmidt331.003
-. Team1-2-2.000
Team471703.6329
Michigan State Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
B. Cunningham811314.1127
M. Dell910711.9219
K. Nichol45112.8018
B. Fowler22914.5023
C. Gantt3206.708
E. Baker11313.0013
K. Martin11212.0012
L. Caper273.504
Team3035211.7327
Northwestern Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
S. Stewart68213.7028
R. Lawrence46716.8044
C. Brown12828.0028
J. Ebert22010.0017
D. Fields2178.5013
T. Jones111.001
M. Trumpy300.003
Team1921511.3044
Michigan State Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
E. Gordon1160
Team1160
Northwestern Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
Michigan State Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
L. Bell25125.532
L. Caper11919.019
Team37023.332
Northwestern Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
V. Mark24221.025
A. Fields12121.021
Team36321.025
Michigan State Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
K. Martin133.03
Team133.03
Northwestern Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
V. Mark22613.016
H. Bates11414.014
Team34013.316
Michigan State Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
D. Conroy0/10.0--5/55
Team0/10.0--5/55
Northwestern Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
S. Demos2/2100.0413/39
Team2/2100.0413/39
Michigan State Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
A. Bates625843.01153
Team625843.01153
Northwestern Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
B. Williams519138.20250
Team519138.20250
ATTENDANCE: 41,115