The Daily Northwestern

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern defeats Illinois 24-14

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

November 28, 2015

Filed under Football, Gameday, Games, Latest Stories, Sports

Football What went right It wasn’t always pretty, but Northwestern prevailed over Illinois on Saturday, winning 24-14. The Wildcats have 10 wins for the fourth time in program history. A passing offense that has looked...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern tops Wisconsin 13-7 in thriller in Madison

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

November 21, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football MADISON, Wis. — No. 20 Northwestern beat No. 25 Wisconsin 13-7 Saturday in a wild game in Madison. Here are the positives and negatives from the Wildcats' victory.  What went right: NU played great defen...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern pulls off 21-14 win against Purdue despite problems

Stephanie Kelly, Managing Editor

November 14, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Gameday In a game expected to be easy for Northwestern, the No. 18 Wildcats (8-2, 4-2) struggled to pull together their 21-14 senior day win against Purdue (2-8, 1-5). What went right: For most of the game, not very muc...

QB Clayton Thorson pulled for Zack Oliver

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

November 14, 2015

Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports

After a shaky start that saw him complete just seven of 16 pass attempts and toss an interception, redshirt freshman quarterback Clayton Thorson was benched in favor of senior Zack Oliver late in the third quarter of Northwestern’s...