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Nov 29, 2012

Selection Snapshot: Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern’s had a dream season by many accounts, finishing with their second nine-win season since 2008. Perhaps even more impressive is that the Wildcats led in the fourth quarter of all three losses. A bowl victory would give Northwestern a 10-win season for the first time since appearing in the 1996 Rose Bowl. Record: 9-3 Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 4-3 Key Wins: vs. Vanderbilt (23-13), @ Michigan State (23-20) Key Losses: vs. Nebraska (29-28), @ Michigan (38-31 […]

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Nov 08, 2012

Weekend Spotlight: No. 24 Northwestern at Michigan

A critical game for Big Ten bowl positioning takes place this weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This Saturday the No. 24 Northwestern Wildcats (7-2, 3-2 Big Ten) meet the Michigan Wolverines (6-3, 4-1 Big Ten) in a game that will ultimately go a long way in determining where the two teams will spend their holidays. Kickoff: Noon Television: ESPN Series: Michigan leads 53-15-2 Series Since 1995 When Northwestern Got Good: Michigan leads 9-4 Series In Ann Arbor: Michigan leads 33-6-2 […]

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Aug 22, 2012

2012 Big Ten Previews: Northwestern with Sippin’ On Purple

We’re previewing the upcoming season with help from SBNation. Today, Rodger from Sippin’ On Purple talks Northwestern. The Wildcats made the postseason in 2011 for the third-straight year, a school record, and look to go bowling yet again in 2012. NU starts the season with four manageable non-conference games, followed by a Big Ten opener at home against Indiana. A 5-0 start is possible, and the Wildcats also avoid Wisconsin and Ohio State from the Leaders Division. The real tests […]

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