Northwestern looks to bounce back from 2 losing seasons

Northwestern looked like it was ready to go on quite a roll. The Wildcats shed the albatross hanging over the school that hosted the inaugural Final Four by reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 2017. 

Badgers beat Wildcats 24-15

Jonathan Taylor ran for 119 yards and his 11th touchdown of the season, Wisconsin got two scores from its defense, and the eighth-ranked Badgers remained unbeaten with a 24-15 win over Northwestern on Saturday.   

Northwestern looks to end streak vs Illinois

Northwestern (12-16, 3-14) vs. Illinois (10-18, 6-11) State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois; Sunday, 6:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Illinois looks to extend Northwestern's conference losing streak to 10 games. Northwestern's last Big Ten win came against the Indiana Hoosiers 73-66 on Jan. 22. Illinois lost 73-56 at Purdue on Wednesday.