Neither the Wisconsin Badgers nor the Northwestern Wildcats could knock off the almighty Ohio State Buckeyes.
And now the Badgers and Wildcats clash in a battle to decide who’s really in the second echelon of Big Ten teams.
Wisconsin has won its previous four versus Northwestern at Camp Randall going back to 2004 which includes a 41-9 victory in 2006 and a 70-23 triumph in 2010.
Northwestern Wildcats (4-1, 0-1) Analysis: Pat Fitzgerald’s squad is in the midst of their most-hyped season to date. With wins over middling BCS programs like California and Syracuse, the Wildcats gave the Buckeyes all they could handle in a 40-30 loss at home last Saturday. Fitzgerald has emerged as a media darling despite having a mediocre 26-30 all-time record in the Big Ten.
Their offense is no slouch as it thrives on efficiency. Even though they tend to roll with a two quarterback system, the Wildcats rank fourth nationally in passing completion percentage at 72.3 %. Kain Colter is the dual-threat opt...