Football Roundup - November 17
Nov. 17, 2012
Michigan 42, Iowa 17: Devin Gardner threw for 314 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 37 yards and three touchdowns, leading No. 24 Michigan to a 42-17 victory over Iowa on Saturday at Michigan Stadium.
Penn State 45, Indiana 22: Allen Robinson caught 10 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns, helping Penn State to a 45-22 victory over Indiana on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions' passing game looked flawless, despite the efforts of the Hoosiers' secondary. Penn State's air attack couldn't be contained, as it torched Indiana for 394 yards and four touchdowns.
Northwestern 23, Michigan State 20: Northwestern took the lead in the fourth quarter and hung on for a 23-20 victory over Michigan State on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. With 7:30 to go, Jeff Budzien kicked a 27-yard field goal to give the Wildcats a 23-20 lead.
Ohio State 21, Wisconsin 14 (OT): No. 6 Ohio State needed one overtimes to knock off Wisconsin, outlasting the Badgers 21-14 on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. After the Buckeyes scored on Carlos Hyde's two-yard touchdown run to open the first overtime, Wisconsin failed to score, getting stopped at the 21 on fourth-and-6.
Nebraska 38, Minnesota 14: Kenny Bell caught nine passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns, helping No. 14 Nebraska to a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Cornhuskers' passing game looked unstoppable at times against the Golden Gophers' defense. Nebraska's air attack couldn't be contained, as it torched Minnesota for 306 yards and two touchdowns.
Purdue 20, Illinois 17: Purdue's Akeem Shavers and Akeem Hunt got the job done in a 20-17 win over Illinois on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Shavers ran for 100 yards and one touchdown. Hunt caught a 63-yard touchdown pass.