Bryant McIntosh


CHAMPAIGN — Saturday night’s game had some unexpected importance for the Illini, needing to take care of business to keep its NCAA tournament hopes alive against a Northwestern team suddenly on a


For the first time since the late 1960s, Northwestern has a four-game winning streak in Big Ten play.


One streak is in the books. Another has just begun. And the two streaks couldn't be more different.


The streak is over.

Northwestern won for the first time in 2015 on Sunday, overcoming an upsetting finish to regulation by taking down visiting Iowa in overtime, 66-61.


The team with the best record in the Big Ten vs. the team with the worst record in the Big Ten. You probably could've predicted how this one was going to go.