ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Mike Hart rushed for three touchdowns Saturday as ninth-ranked Michigan rolled over Big Ten foe Northwestern, 42-20.
Hart, a freshman who started the day as the conference's leading rusher, had 151 yards on 23 carries, and fellow freshman Chad Henne was 19-of-26 passng for 187 yards and two scores, with one interception.
In a losing effort, Noah Herron had 156 yards and one touchdown for the Wildcats, including a 68-yard touchdown run.
Michigan, which won at home for the 16th straight time, is now 9-1, 7-0 Big Ten. Northwestern fell to 5-5, 4-3 Big Ten.
Michigan has not lost only twice to Northwestern at home since 1959.
The Wildcats' Brett Basanez was 23-of-43 passing for 211 yards and one touchdown.