Despite forcing five Wisconsin turnovers and holding the Badgers to a negative rushing total, it looked like Northwestern was going to lose. It looked that way a couple times, actually.
Northwestern turned the ball over three times on Saturday, but its defense bailed it out.
EVANSTON — It was the game that got away. But then the Cats got it back.
With Halloween approaching, it’s unfortunately fitting that Northwestern has decided to become the Big Ten’s version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
On the opening week of Big Ten play, Northwestern made a statement that it has what it takes to compete for a title this season.