Northwestern Wildcats beat Purdue Boilermakers 27-20

Peyton Ramsey threw for 212 yards and three touchdowns, all to Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman, and No. 23 Northwestern beat Purdue 27-20.

The Wildcats defense also came up with two late stops to preserve their fifth straight Big Ten win and their first 4-0 start in league play since 1996.

The last time Northwestern achieved the feat coach Pat Fitzgerald was still playing.

Purdue has lost five straight home games in the series.

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