Win Probability 100%

UK
NW
NW 100%

UK

23

NW

24

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • UK338
    • 442NW
  • Turnovers

    • UK2
    • 0NW
  • Possession

    UKNW
    35:5224:08
  • 1st Downs

    • UK17
    • 20NW

Game Information

Nissan Stadium
  • Nashville, TN 37209
  • Line: NW -6.5
  • Over/Under: 39
Attendance: 48,675
12/30/2017 Associated Press

Northwestern edges Kentucky in Music City Bowl

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald made it back-to-back bowl wins for the first time in program history as the Wildcats beat Kentucky at the Music City Bowl on Friday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Kentucky707923
Northwestern3140724
first QuarterUKNW
TD
12:42
Benny Snell Jr. 3 Yd Run (Austin MacGinnis Kick)
5 plays, 67 yards, 2:18
70
play
Snell pounds it in as Kentucky strikes 1st (0:24)

Benny Snell Jr. dives in from 3 yards out to give the Wildcats an early lead against Northwestern in the Music City Bowl. (0:24)

FG
3:14
Charlie Kuhbander 33 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 55 yards, 4:00
73
second QuarterUKNW
TD
14:07
Justin Jackson 5 Yd Run (Charlie Kuhbander Kick)
7 plays, 80 yards, 2:09
710
play
Jackson puts Northwestern on top (0:40)

Justin Jackson runs it in for a 5-yard score on their first play after the Wildcats lost their starting quarterback. (0:40)

TD
5:12
Justin Jackson 2 Yd Run (Charlie Kuhbander Kick)
5 plays, 52 yards, 2:05
717
play
Jackson leaps in for another TD (0:24)

Justin Jackson dives over the pile to extend Northwestern's lead. (0:24)

third QuarterUKNW
TD
7:11
Stephen Johnson 3 Yd Run (Austin MacGinnis Kick)
6 plays, 74 yards, 2:30
1417
play
Johnson gets in on the QB keeper (0:34)

Kentucky's Stephen Johnson runs in for a 3-yard touchdown to get the Wildcats back in the game. (0:34)

fourth QuarterUKNW
TD
7:49
Kyle Queiro 26 Yd Interception Return (Charlie Kuhbander Kick)
2 plays, 14 yards, 0:35
1424
play
Northwestern's Queiro tiptoes the sideline for pick-6 (1:05)

Kyle Queiro shows off his ballerina feet on the sideline and runs in for the 26-yard interception return for a touchdown. (1:05)

FG
4:24
Austin MacGinnis 48 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 44 yards, 3:25
1724
TD
0:37
Stephen Johnson 9 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)
4 plays, 39 yards, 1:54
2324
play
Kentucky goes for two and the win, but falls short (0:59)

Stephen Johnson runs it in from 9-yards out to put Kentucky down 1 late, but the Wildcats fail on the 2-point conversion. (0:59)

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