Northwestern accumulated more than 15 yards on only three of its 13 drives.
After trailing most of the game, the Wildcats pulled out a 31-20 victory with two touchdowns in the final 5 1/2 minutes.
One could call it a renaissance or a rebirth, but that would imply that times have ever been this promising before. At Northwestern, they haven’t.
The Northwestern football team will take on Colorado for the first time since 1978 when the two teams meet in a home-and-home series in 2026 and 2027.
Northwestern returns 17 starters, including Igwebuike, Thorson and Jackson. So is this the year the Wildcats make a Big Ten championship run?
Northwestern’s buzzer-beater over Michigan on March 1 has been nominated for Best Play at the 2017 ESPYS.
It has been a great few months for Northwestern — and it’s still rolling, with Chris Collins and Pat Fitzgerald reportedly having signed longer deals.
Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins and football coach Pat Fitzgerald reportedly agreed to contract extensions.
A strong weekend for the Big Ten makes it a bit harder to predict how far up the ladder Northwestern might be able to climb next season.
RICK MORRISSEY: A great season is the point, not a bad non-call.
Northwestern may have lost Saturday, but its impassioned comeback against Gonzaga — cutting a 22-point deficit to five — had true meaning.
The Wildcats they kept fighting, as they have all season, and benefitted from an incredible mistake to beat the Commodores 68-66.
RICK MORRISSEY: Eighth-seeded Wildcats to face Vanderbilt.
Scottie Lindsey and Vic Law each scored 17 points, and Northwestern pulled off a 72-64 upset of Maryland on Friday night
RICK MORRISSEY: First NCAA bid in school history will be wild.