Northwestern opened up the lead, 17-0, after Kain Colter scrambled for an eight-yard touchdown run to end a five-play, 73-yard drive. The Wildcats crossed midfield on Trevor Siemian’s 25-yard pass to Rashad Lawrence from the 27-yard line.
Northwestern made its lead 20-0 when Budzien made a 34-yard field goal on the last play of a 12-play, 63-yard drive.
The Wildcats will have possession to start the second half.
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