EVANSTON — For the second time in as many seasons, Northwestern couldn't win the requisite six games to reach bowl eligibility.
EVANSTON — For the first time under Tim Beckman, the Illini are going bowling.
The Wildcats and Illini try to reach six wins and bowl eligibility on Saturday with an 11 a.m. matchup in Evanston.
It might, at first blush, seem a bit silly to call the stakes for Saturday's game between Northwestern and Illinois high.
Trevor Siemian's season is over.