Baltimore Ravens win Super Bowl 34-31

Posted at 10:45 PM, Feb 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-03 22:45:39-05

(CNN) — The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 to win Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Sunday.

Just a few minutes after Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, the power in half the Superdome went off with 13:22 left in the third quarter. The referee called a halt to the game while stadium officials worked to fix the problem. At about 8:45 p.m. ET, power was restored and the process of powering up the lights began.

The game restarted after a 35-minute delay, according to CBS, which broadcast the game.

The 49ers have outscored the Ravens 23-6 since play resumed at 9:10 p.m. ET

The 49ers scored their first touchdown when Michael Crabtree scored on a 31-yard touchdown throw from Colin Kaepernick. That made the score 28-13 with 7:20 left in the third quarter.

Three minutes later, Frank Gore scored on a 6-yard run off the right side to draw the 49ers to within eight, after a David Akers extra point.

After a Ray Rice fumble gave the ball back to the 49ers, Akers kicked his third field goal of the contest.

Rookie Justin Tucker boosted the Ravens lead back to eight with a field goal 2:03 into the final quarter.

But the Niners answered quickly. Kaepenick’s 15-yard scamper — the longest touchdown run by a quarterback in Super Bowl history — made the score at 31-29 with 9:57 left in regulation. But his throw on the two-point conversion was too high.

Tucker kicked a 38-yard field goal with 4:23 left in the game to make it 34-29.

Baltimore led 28-23 after three quarters. Ravens’ quarterback Joe Flacco was 19 of 29 for 261 yards after 45 minutes, while Kaepernick was 14 of 22 for 246 yards.

Flacco threw red-zone touchdown passes in the first half — the first to Anquan Boldin and another to Dennis Pitta.

He also hit Jones for a 56-yard touchdown pass, where the wide-open receiver fell down catching the ball at the 8-yard line, got up and evaded one defender before sprinting into the end zone.