Northwestern defense stuns No. 20 Utah 31-20 in Holiday Bowl

Football 12/31/18, 22:57

Northwestern converted three Utah turnovers into 21 points in a dizzying nine-minute stretch in the pouring rain in the third quarter of the Holiday Bowl on Monday night, including Jared McGee's 82-yard fumble return for a touchdown, to stun the No. 20 Utes 31-20 Monday night.The Wildcats (9-5) scored 28 ...

Ohio State pulls away from Wildcats to win Big Ten crown

Football 12/02/18, 00:04

Dwayne Haskins added five more touchdown passes to his single-season record Saturday and No. 6 Ohio State relied on its staunch defense to hold off a second-half charge from No. 21 Northwestern for a 45-24 victory to claim its second straight Big Ten championship.The Buckeyes (12-1, 9-1 Big Ten, No. ...

Thorson helps No. 20 Northwestern beats Illinois 24-16

Football 11/24/18, 18:54

Clayton Thorson accounted for three touchdowns, Isaiah Browser rushed for 166 yards on 18 carries and No. 20 Northwestern beat Illinois 24-16 on Saturday for its seventh straight Big Ten win.Northwestern wide receiver Bennett Skowronek, right, celebrates with wide receiver Riley Lees after catching a touchdown pass during the first ...

Northwestern stays in stride with 24-14 win at Minnesota

Football 11/17/18, 15:42

Isaiah Bowser rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 24 Northwestern turned three turnovers by Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan into 10 points on the way to a 24-14 victory on Saturday that stretched its program-record road winning streak to eight games.Clayton Thorson completed 15 of 21 passes for ...

Northwestern beats Iowa 14-10

Football 11/10/18, 20:29

Isaiah Bowser ran for 165 yards and a touchdown and Northwestern upset Iowa 14-10 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the Big Ten Championship.The Wildcats (6-4, 6-1) will now await their opponent for the league title game in Indianapolis next month.Bennett Skowronek's 32-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter gave ...

Thorson leads Northwestern over No. 20 Wisconsin 31-17

Football 10/27/18, 15:53

Clayton Thorson ran for two touchdowns and threw for one, and Northwestern beat No. 20 Wisconsin 31-17 on Saturday.The Big Ten West-leading Wildcats (5-3, 5-1) moved 1 1/2 games ahead of the Badgers (5-3, 3-2) and gained some revenge for a loss at Camp Randall Stadium early last season that ...

Bowser’s second TD run rallies Northwestern past Rutgers

Football 10/20/18, 16:01

Isaiah Bowser scored on a 5-yard run with 8:12 to play and Northwestern avoided a major letdown by converting two fourth-downs plays on the game-winning drive to defeat struggling Rutgers 18-15 on Saturday.Bowser also scored on a 3-yard run and Drew Luckenbaugh kicked a 23-yard field goal as the Wildcats ...

Thorson, Luckenbaugh lead Northwestern over Nebraska in OT

Football 10/13/18, 16:16

Clayton Thorson threw for 455 yards and three touchdowns, and Drew Luckenbaugh kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime to give Northwestern a 34-31 victory over winless Nebraska on Saturday afternoon.Nebraska (0-6, 0-4 Big Ten) blew a 10-point lead in the final 5:41 in regulation and fell to 0-6 for ...

Thorson leads Northwestern past No. 20 Michigan State 29-19

Sports 10/06/18, 16:39

Clayton Thorson threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns, and Northwestern recovered from another second-half slip, beating No. 20 Michigan State 29-19 on Saturday.The Spartans (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) entered with the nation's top-ranked run defense and held Northwestern (2-3, 2-1) to 8 yards on the ground, but it didn't ...

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