NUmbers Guy: Northwestern’s win against Notre Dame

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WNUR’s Ari Ross breaks down Northwestern OT win against Notre Dame

A shocker in South Bend! Down 11 midway through the fourth quarter, the ‘Cats rallied and came away with an overtime victory over the Fighting Irish. In a game nobody expected the ‘Cats to have a chance, especially after their performance against Michigan, Northwestern went into South Bend and hung with Notre Dame the entire game, eventually pulling out the win. The ‘Cats didn’t play a perfect game of football, but they were better in every aspect of the game then they were against the Wolverines and were good enough to pull off the upset. This will be a victory that’s remembered for years to come. So let’s look at the numbers behind Northwestern’s 43-40 OT victory over Notre Dame.

43

After putting up just nine points against the Michigan Wolverines, the ‘Cats put up 43 versus the Irish…

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