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NUmbers Guy: Northwestern vs. Nebraska

NUmbers Guy: Northwestern vs. Nebraska

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) breaks down how the ‘Cats performed in their homecoming game against Nebraska. Northwestern played one great half of football, and one really bad half of football. On homecoming, Northwestern came out and took a 17-14 lead going into the half. They looked good, pumped up for the homecoming game in their gothic […]

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Breaking Down Northwestern’s Loss to Nebraska

Breaking Down Northwestern’s Loss to Nebraska

WNUR’s Max Gelman analyzes the Wildcats’ homecoming night loss to Nebraska. Aww, Shucks!: Northwestern was outplayed in every way by those Huskers of Corn. The Wildcats were outgained on the ground at a 2:1 ratio, rushing for 117 yards against Nebraska’s 234. In the passing game, the Cornhuskers threw for 237 yards compared to 173 […]

WNUR Predictions: Northwestern vs. Nebraska

WNUR Predictions: Northwestern vs. Nebraska

The WNUR staff predicts how Northwestern will fair in their homecoming game against Nebraska. Cameron Songer (1- 2) (@CameronSonger): Nebraska 28, Northwestern 27. These two teams don’t know how to play a game against each other that isn’t close. It’s tempting to say that fate owes the Wildcats one after last year’s Hail Mary, but coaches […]

NUmbers Guy: Northwestern at Minnesota

NUmbers Guy: Northwestern at Minnesota

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50)  breaks down some stats from Northwestern’s game against Minnesota. What goes up must come down. After three straight wins, the Northwestern Wildcats fell back down to earth, losing to the Minnesota Golden Gophers 24-17. The Wildcats trudged into TCF Bank Stadium full of hope, but left with a loss after Jalen Myrick’s 100 […]

Breaking Down Northwestern’s Loss at Minnesota

Breaking Down Northwestern’s Loss at Minnesota

WNUR’s Max Gelman details Northwestern’s close defeat in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Northwestern (3-3, 2-1) fell to Big Ten rival Minnesota (5-1, 2-0) by a score of 24-17 on Saturday. Here’s an in-depth look at how the game played out: Not-so-Special Teams: Largely considered a strength because of their performances in past games, Northwestern’s […]

Myrick Returns Kick, Minnesota Holds Off Northwestern

Myrick Returns Kick, Minnesota Holds Off Northwestern

WNUR’s Erik Bremer (@Erik_Bremer) recaps Northwestern’s loss at Minnesota. MINNEAPOLIS — A late kickoff return from Jalen Myrick helped the Minnesota Golden Gophers defeat the Northwestern Wildcats 24-17 Saturday, handing Northwestern their first Big Ten loss of the season. Minnesota (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) beat Northwestern (3-3, 2-1 Big Ten) for the second straight year […]

WNUR Predictions: Northwestern at Minnesota

WNUR Predictions: Northwestern at Minnesota

Cameron Songer (1 – 1) (@CameronSonger): Northwestern 24, Minnesota 7. The Wildcats’ defense is the real deal, and Minnesota doesn’t have a weapon like Melvin Gordon. On the other side, Northwestern’s offense has improved a ton in the past two or three weeks. The difference between this one being a comfortable win and a close win will […]

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