Posted November 17, 2012 on
Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald meets the media following the win over Michigan State. PurpleWildcats offers video from the postgame press conference.

Wildcats, Spartans have similar frustrations

It's easy enough to imagine an alternative universe in which the Michigan State-Northwestern matchup is for a spot in the Big Ten title game. A pass broken up here, a different call there - and maybe the Spartans and Wildcats would have a lot more to play for. "We've got to find a way to coach our guys to make a couple more plays," Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald...

Discuss: Wildcats battle Michigan State

Northwestern battles Michigan State at Spartan Stadium. Join PurpleWildcats from East Lansing for plenty of in-game coverage throughout the game.

Spartans Fall Again 23-20

After going 22-5 the past two seasons Michigan State can’t seem to buy a win in 2012. Saturday’s heart breaking loss to Northwestern marked another close game by a team many felt capable of playing in a second Big Ten Championship game.

From the Spartan Sideline: Northwestern vs. Michigan State Keys to the Game

Two weeks ago, another maddeningly close defeat against the Nebraska Cornhuskers left plenty Michigan State Spartans bitter and disappointed again. All things considered, the bye week might have come at the perfect possible time, giving everybody a chance to cool … Continue reading →

Wildcats win the right way

Northwestern sprinted off the field to celebrate a key road victory over Michigan State. It was the fitting ending. The Wildcats won the way they should each game, swinging momentum in their favor.
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