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Northwestern beats U of U in Holiday Bowl 31-20

Posted at 8:48 PM, Dec 31, 2018
and last updated 2019-01-01 00:04:52-05

SAN DIEGO -- The University of Utah lost to Northwestern in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego Monday evening 31-20.

During the first quarter of the game, the Utes scored two touchdowns, leading Northwestern 14-0.

By the end of the second quarter, the Utes had secured a 17-point lead over Northwestern, ending the half 20-3.

Northwestern rallied during the second half of the game, taking the lead over the Utes 31-20 during the third quarter, and kept its lead throughout the rest of the game.