Posted December 09, 2012 on
Northwestern's issues were clear on Saturday night; the lack of production from the Wildcats' two senior leaders proved to be costly once again. Drew Crawford and Jared Swopshire combined for just one field goal in the 74-65 loss to Butler.
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Stepping off the bench, Tre Demps paced the Wildcats in the second half. Beyond that, Northwestern was searching for solutions. The struggles coming from Northwestern's lack of depth remain alarming and are proving to be costly.
The Gator Bowl will mark the final game of senior guard Brian Mulroe's Northwestern career; one which leaves him as part of the program's winningest all-time senior class. Mulroe is hoping he can leave the field for the final time with a victory.
The Gator Bowl is weeks away, so Northwestern is beginning to lay out its framework of preparations. Quarterback Kain Colter outlines how he will prepare for the tough challenge that Mississippi State provides.