Northwestern vs. Michigan: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

Adam BiggersSenior Analyst IINovember 10, 2012

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 15:  Tight End Devin Funchess #19 of the University of Michigan Wolverines scores a touchdown in the first quarter during a Big Ten College football game against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen at Michigan Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
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Michigan 38, Northwestern 31 -- final, OT

If you thought that Michigan and Northwestern would end in thrilling fashion, you thought right.

Kenny Demens made a spectacular tackle on 4th-and-2 in overtime, stopping Wildcats running back Tyris Jones in his tracks and giving Michigan a 38-31 win at The Big House in Ann Arbor.

Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner started for the second consecutive week, building on a 234-yard performance this past Saturday against Minnesota with 286-yard showing against Northwestern today.

Michigan did a suitable job containing Wildcats stars Venric Mark and Kain Colter, who accounted for 282 combined yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Thanks to all who followed the blog during the game. And thanks to those who will read this afterward. Here's a piece that breaks down 10 key points from Michigan's win.


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