The last time Illinois squared off with Wisconsin, the Illini were blown out at the Kohl Center for their first loss of the Big Ten season.
Recent losing streaks seem to be a theme for the Badgers.
Two weeks ago, the Wisconsin Badgers were the No. 3 team in the country. The week before, Ohio State held the same distinction.
Each Big Ten win seems to be the biggest for Northwestern and Chris Collins, but it's hard to imagine anything bigger than Wednesday night's road win over Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. — Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No.