Wildcats dump Illini
C.J. Bacher threw for two touchdown and Stephen Simmons ran in another as the Northwestern Wildcats beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 27-10 on Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats won as 3-point underdogs, while the combined score played UNDER the day's posted total of 54.5.
Bacher completed 23-of-34 pass attempts for 231 yards, two TDs and one interception.
Juice Williams threw for 214 yards and rushed for 103 yards in the loss.