Wildcats hold Illini
Northwestern allowed only 277 yards of offence in a 27-16 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini at Ryan Field on Saturday.
The Wildcats were 2.5-point road underdogs, and the 43 points scored were UNDER the posted total of 47.5.
C.J. Bacher was 20-for-27 for 242 yards and a score, while Tyrell Sutton ran 32 times for 107 yards and a major for the Wildcats.
Juice Williams was a lowly 4-for-17 for 70 yards, while running for 48 yards and a score. Rashard Mendenhall had 112 yards and a touchdown on only five carries for the Illini.