Win Probability 100%

PITT
NW
NW 100%

PITT

24

NW

31

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • PITT438
    • 462NW
  • Turnovers

    • PITT4
    • 2NW
  • Possession

    PITTNW
    35:2224:38
  • 1st Downs

    • PITT18
    • 27NW

Game Information

Yankee Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
Yankee Stadium
  • New York, NY
  • Line: PITT -4.0
  • Over/Under: 65
Attendance: 37,918
12/28/2016 Associated Press

Jackson powers Northwestern past Pitt in Pinstripe Bowl

Justin Jackson ran for 226 yards and three touchdowns and powered Northwestern to only its third bowl victory, 31-24 over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Pittsburgh377724
Northwestern01471031
first QuarterPITTNW
FG
11:53
Chris Blewitt 46 Yd Field Goal
5 plays, 30 yards, 1:14
30
second QuarterPITTNW
TD
14:31
Justin Jackson 8 Yd Run (Jack Mitchell Kick)
10 plays, 99 yards, 4:19
37
play
Jackson dives in for 8-yard Northwestern TD (0:32)

Northwestern RB Justin Jackson dives for the pylon, scoring an 8-yard touchdown to get Northwestern on the board. (0:32)

TD
3:08
Justin Jackson 16 Yd Run (Jack Mitchell Kick)
8 plays, 74 yards, 2:35
314
play
Northwestern's Jackson scores acrobatic TD (0:48)

Justin Jackson puts his hand down to keep his balance and acrobatically finds his way into the end zone for a 16-yard score. (0:48)

TD
2:51
Jester Weah 69 Yd pass from Nathan Peterman (Chris Blewitt Kick)
1 play, 69 yards, 0:17
1014
third QuarterPITTNW
TD
13:13
Nathan Peterman 5 Yd Run (Chris Blewitt Kick)
4 plays, 68 yards, 1:47
1714
play
Pitt QB scrambles for TD on opening drive of second half (1:05)

Panthers QB Nathan Peterman holds onto the ball and runs into the end zone to give Pittsburgh the lead on the opening drive of the second half. (1:05)

TD
7:47
Justin Jackson 40 Yd Run (Jack Mitchell Kick)
14 plays, 89 yards, 5:26
1721
play
Justin Jackson finds space and bolts for 40-yard TD (1:08)

Northwestern RB Justin Jackson finds space and jets downfield for a 40-yard score, his third rushing touchdown of the day. (1:08)

fourth QuarterPITTNW
TD
13:15
George Aston 6 Yd pass from Ben DiNucci (Chris Blewitt Kick)
6 plays, 22 yards, 3:20
2421
play
Pitt converts play-action pass for TD (0:53)

Pitt's Ben DiNucci connects with George Aston on a 6-yard touchdown, giving the Panthers' the lead 24-21. (0:53)

TD
8:23
Garrett Dickerson 21 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Jack Mitchell Kick)
14 plays, 76 yards, 4:52
2428
play
Northwestern scores TD on fourth-and-1 (0:43)

On fourth-and-1, Northwestern's Clayton Thorson finds a wide-open Garrett Dickerson for a 21-yard touchdown. (0:43)

FG
6:14
Jack Mitchell 37 Yd Field Goal
5 plays, 9 yards, 1:57
2431

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