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
Coverage: ESPN
  • Nashville, TN
Attendance: 48,675
70%
Capacity: 69,143

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.

12/30/2017 Associated Press

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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