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Northwestern, Minnesota at top of Big Ten?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) It's not often for there to be a lot on the line when Northwestern and Minnesota meet on the football field. That there will be on Saturday even after shaky starts by both programs to this season is even more surprising. Northwestern lost the first two games of the season to Cal and Northern Illinois. Minnesota was tested more than expected in a home win over Middle...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Minnesota Golden Gophers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Northwestern Wildcats will travel to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a match-up of two schools who are unbeaten in Big Ten play. Northwestern (3-2) has rallied from its early season struggles while Minnesota (4-1) has been a pleasant surprise. Coverage of the game between Northwestern and Minnesota will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at...
Via Tireball.com
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

How Deion Sanders inspired Northwestern RB Justin Jackson

In true freshman Justin Jackson, Northwestern has found their featured back on offense. Regardless of what the depth chart says, Jackson (@JManPrime21 on Twitter) is the true starter. NU has found life of offense after Venric Mark. Certainly, they’ve found a a new focus in the rush-first attack. Coming closer to finding an offensive identity is a big reason why the Cats have gone...
Via The Sports Bank
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern moves into contention, Illini move toward regime change

There was a time, not so long ago, when the Northwestern Wildcats and Illinois Fighting Illini were on equal footing. You could even say that as recently as two weeks ago. However, Saturday gave us clarity now on both programs. NU beat a ranked team and looked solid for the second week in a row. There are now a factor in the Big Ten West division, where they control their own destiny...
Via The Sports Bank
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Deion Sanders inspired Northwestern RB Justin Jackson

In true freshman Justin Jackson, Northwestern has found their featured back on offense. Regardless of what the depth chart says, Jackson (@JManPrime21 on Twitter) is the true starter. NU has found life of offense after Venric Mark. Certainly, they’ve found a a new focus in the rush-first attack. Coming closer to finding an offensive identity is a big reason why the Cats have gone...
Via The Sports Bank
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Debuts Gothic-Style Uniforms For Homecoming (Photos)

The Northwestern University Wildcats will sport a unique look for the football team’s homecoming game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Oct. 18. The school released photos of the black, gothic-style Under Armour uniforms on Monday, and one word that comes to mind when look at them is “academic.” The unis feature a black-purple-and-gold color scheme, a nod to the school...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Jackson moves Northwestern towards an offensive identity

In true freshman Justin Jackson, Northwestern has found their featured back on offense. Regardless of what the depth chart says, Jackson (@JManPrime21 on Twitter) is the true starter. NU has found life of offense after Venric Mark. Certainly, they’ve found a a new focus in the rush-first attack. Coming closer to finding an offensive identity is a big reason why the Cats have gone...
Via The Sports Bank
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers at Northwestern Wildcats Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern football: big factor in B1G West race

By defeating #17 Wisconsin today, Northwestern football took out one of the two teams that everybody thought would decide the Big Ten West. They’ll get their crack at the other one (Nebraska Cornhuskers) at home two weeks from now. If Pat Fitzgerald can beat the Huskers, then a place in Indianapolis for the Big Ten title game is theirs for the taking. With a win over the Badgers...
Via The Sports Bank
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern upends Badgers, 20-14

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Northwestern Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday. Trevor Siemian threw for a touchdown and also had a key block on Miles Shuler's 16-yard TD run as Northwestern (3-2, 2-0 Big Ten) earned its third consecutive win. The Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson, Northwestern beat No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday. Trevor Siemian threw for a touchdown and also had a key block on Miles Shuler's 16-yard TD run as Northwestern (3-2, 2-0 Big Ten) earned its third consecutive win. The Wildcats also had a...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern upends Badgers, 20-14

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Northwestern Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday. Trevor Siemian threw for a touchdown and also had a key block on Miles Shuler's 16-yard TD run as Northwestern (3-2, 2-0 Big Ten) earned its third consecutive win. The Wildcats...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Northwestern Wildcats: Breakdown, preview and prognostications

When: Saturday, Oct. 4, 2:30pm CTWhere: Ryan Field; Evanston, Ill.TV: ESPN2Radio: Badger Sports NetworkAll-Time Series: Wisconsin leads, 57-33-5Last Meeting: Wisconsin W, 35-6 (2013) Finally Big Ten play has arrived for the Badgers, and up first is new division foe Northwestern. Just how new is Northwestern to the Badgers? Well, only secondary coach Ben Strickland has ever...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Northwestern Wildcats: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Wisconsin Badgers and Northwestern Wildcats game.
Via Gamedayr
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers at Northwestern Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday afternoon the Wisconsin Badgers and Northwestern Wildcats will face off against one another in a match-up of two Big Ten schools. No. 17 Wisconsin (3-1) will be looking to talk unranked Northwesten (2-2) from winning their third straight game. Coverage of the game between Wisconsin and Northwestern will air on ESPN2 beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Ryan Field in Evanston...
Via Tireball.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Basketball Preview: #12 Northwestern Wildcats

Well it was a run.  Northwestern did everything they could do grab that elusive (to them, not to anyone else) first ever NCAA Tournament bid and fell short year after year.  Now there's no John Shurna.  There's no Drew Crawford.  There's no Juice Thompson.  There's no Luka Mirkovic.  There's just Dave Sobolewski and his lesbian haircut.  Well there's also hope because of this...
Via Down with Goldy
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Opposition Research: Northwestern defensive scouting report

No more non-conference, time for the real games. While it was nice to experiment with a tougher non-conference opponent, the last three games have felt like the same old boring, going through the motions type games. While Northwestern may not burn the fire of Minnesota or Nebraska or even Iowa for Badger fans, those in the know realize just how difficult it has been for any Wisconsin...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern tops Penn State 29-6

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) Trevor Siemian ran for three touchdowns and passed for 258 yards to lead Northwestern past Penn State 29-6 on Saturday. Siemian, who was 21 of 37, and the Wildcats (2-2, 1-0) established control early with short passes and ball-control offense that netted 361 yards. Northwestern's defense held Penn State (4-1, 1-1) to 50 rushing yards and just 266 overall...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Northwestern Wildcats will travel to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions. Penn State is 4-0 and will be looking to earn another win over Northwestern who enters this game 1-2. Coverage of the game between Northwestern and Penn State will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. The Odds: Penn State is a 10 point...
Via Tireball.com
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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