ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Matt Wile kicked a 37-yard field goal with 11:24 remaining, and Michigan’s defense stifled Penn State in the second half as the Wolverines held on for an 18-13 victory Saturday night, snapping their three-game losing streak.
Devin Gardner returned from a second-half injury and threw a 24-yard pass to Dennis Norfleet to set up Wile’s tiebreaking kick, but it was the defense that lifted Michigan (3-4, 1-2 Big Ten) in the second half. Penn State (4-2, 1-2) led 13-10 when Christian Hackenberg’s ill-advised pass was intercepted. That turnover set up a tying field goal in the third quarter, and the Wolverines took advantage of good field position again early in the fourth, when Wile’s final field goal broke a 13-all tie.
Gardner threw for 192 yards and a touchdown. He was helped off the field in the third quarter with an apparent left leg injury but was…
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