Michigan State routs Northwestern, secures place in Big Ten title game

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Updated: November 23, 2013

Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jeremy Langford rushed for 150 yards and
two touchdowns while Connor Cook added a pair of scoring strikes to help No.
13 Michigan State secure a berth in the Big Ten title game with a 30-6 victory
over Northwestern on Saturday at Ryan Field.

Langford carried the ball 25 times and added a pair of catches for 35 yards,
while Cook completed 16-of-23 passes for 293 yards for the Spartans (10-1, 7-0
Big Ten), who claimed the Legends Division crown with their seventh straight
victory.

Northwestern starting quarterback Kain Colter completed his first two passes
before leaving the game with a right arm injury after catching a pass and
taking a hard hit from safety Isaiah Lewis, who was issued a personal foul for
targeting and ejected from the game after video review.

Backup Trevor Siemian struggled to get Northwestern’s offense going,
completing just 25-of-43 passes for 227 yards with two interceptions for the
Wildcats (4-7, 0-7), who have lost seven straight games.