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NUmbers Guy: NU’s Loss to Illinois

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) breaks down Northwestern’s season-ending loss to rival Illinois. A disappointing end to a disappointing season. Northwestern needed a win to gain bowl eligibility Saturday, but against in-state rival Illinois, the ‘Cats got thrashed 47-33. After an up and down season, with wins over ranked Notre Dame and Wisconsin, but losses to Northern Illinois and Michigan, Northwestern

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