Michigan (6-3, 2-3 Big Ten) and Northwestern (4-5, 0-5 Big Ten) both enter this game stinging from narrow losses to the same Big Ten opponent. The Wildcats fell victim to a Hail Mary pass by Nebraska, while the Wolverines saw their 19-game home winning streak ended last week by the Cornhuskers.
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Time: 3:42 PM ET
Place: Ryan Stadium (47,130), Evanston, Ill.
Series vs. Northwestern: U-M leads 54-15-2
Radio: Michigan IMG Sports Network
Spread: Northwestern by 3, via TheSpread.com
Live Stats: MGoBlue.com
Last Meeting vs. Northwestern: Michigan 38, Northwestern 31 (OT) (Nov. 10, 2012)
Down three points with 18 seconds remaining in the game, quarterback Devin Gardner connected with Roy Roundtree for a 53-yard pickup, leading to a 26-yard field goal by kicker Brendan Gibbons with two seconds left to send the game to overtime.
In overtime, Gardner gave Michigan the lead with a one-yard bootleg run on 3rd-and-goal, and then the defense followed with a four-down stand to preserve the victory.
*Information according to University of Michigan Wolverines game notes.