Michigan outlasts Northwestern 27-19 in 3OT

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:32:29 PM EST
Updated On: Nov 17 2013 03:38:02 AM EST
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   Devin Gardner scored on a 5-yard run to lift Michigan to a 27-19 triple-overtime victory over Northwestern on Saturday after the Wolverines' Brendan Gibbons tied it with a 44-yard field goal at the end of regulation.
 
   Gardner scored on an option and ran it in on the two-point conversion to make it an eight-point game.
 
   Northwestern had one more chance, but Trevor Siemian got sacked for a 14-yard loss by Jibreel Black on second down. Then, his desperation pass on fourth down got intercepted by Thomas Gordan, giving the Wolverines (7-3, 3-3 Big Ten) their second win in five games and sending the Wildcats (4-6, 0-6) to their sixth straight loss.

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