When Northwestern lost to Michigan earlier this month, the Wildcats' bowl chances appeared shot. Two weeks later, all Northwestern needs to do to get to 6-6 is beat Illinois. How did the Wildcats get here? There was the Notre Dame upset and last week's win at Purdue. Northwestern won't have QB Trevor Siemian on Saturday, but his absence shouldn't prevent the Wildcats from extending their winning streak in this rivalry to three games. Here is what you need to know:
Game time: 12:00 p.m. ET, ESPNU
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Live radio stream: WGN/WNUR
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