Michigan football beats Northwestern, 33-7: Game thread recap

Postgame coverage: Michigan came alive in the second half to blow out Northwestern, 33-7.

No. 6 Michigan Wolverines (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) vs. Northwestern Wildcats (3-3, 1-2)

When: Noon Saturday.

Where: Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor.

TV: Fox.

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Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) and WWJ-AM (950).

Line: Wolverines by 23½.

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Game notes: This is one final tune-up for the Wolverines before their showdown at Michigan State next week. Michigan has just a 20% chance to win the Big Ten conference, but a 37% chance to make the College Football Playoff, according to ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI).

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