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Gator Bowl 2013: Northwestern vs. Miss. State Live Scores, Analysis and Results

Alex SimsCorrespondent IIIJanuary 1, 2013

FINAL: Northwestern 34, Mississippi State 20

The drought is over for Northwestern, which won its first bowl game since the 1949 Rose Bowl, being crowned the 2013 Gator Bowl champions with an impressive victory over SEC foe Mississippi State.

After 64 years without a bowl win, NU used a bevy of turnovers and overall strong defensive play to suffocate MSU in the win.

Offensively, the Wildcats put together a strong team performance utilizing multiple quarterbacks, receivers and running backs in an impressive victory from top to bottom.

Keep it here with us for a full in-depth recap and feel free comment below with your thoughts on Northwestern's monumental Gator Bowl triumph.

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