2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
4-6, 5th in Big Ten - West
Northwestern tops Purdue (0:46)
Northwestern wins the game through the air (1:48)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Northwestern's 23-13 win vs. Purdue Sat. was its 4th straight over the Boilermakers & 6th in their last 7 meetings. NU (7-3, 5-2) hosts Minnesota next as the Wildcats seek their first 6-game win streak since 1996, when they won 7 in a row

Sindelar throws a strike for TD (0:39)
Skowronek high-points it for TD catch (0:37)

Ben Hogg ESPN Producer 

WHAT makes NW RB Justin Jackson great? HOW can Purdue slow him down? Find out in Rocky's Corner! Boilermakers vs #25 Northwestern Sat 7 ET ESPN2


Ben Hogg ESPN Producer 

WOLVES just outside Chicago?!? 🐕😳🏃 Purdue vs #25 Northwestern Sat 7 ET ESPN2


Ben Hogg ESPN Producer 

WHITEOUT CONDITIONS at Ryan Field! 32 hrs til kick Purdue vs #24 Northwestern 7 ET ESPN2

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI gives Wildcats edge at home

Northwestern has won each of its last three matchups vs. Purdue and is seeking to match its longest win streak in the series (won four straight from 1945-50). Purdue needs wins in two of its three remaining games to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2012.


Purdue defense stifles Illinois

Purdue's aggressive defense registered nine tackles for loss, including five sacks, and the Boilermakers snapped a three-game losing streak on Saturday with a 29-10 victory against Illinois.

Purdue runs play action to perfection (0:15)
Knox's incredible individual effort earns him a TD (0:25)
ESPN Stats & Info

Balance still an issue in the Big Ten

Much like in recent seasons, the East has been far more competitive than the West, where every team but Wisconsin has at least three losses already. The top three teams in the East have just two combined losses, though that number will grow this weekend when Penn State and Ohio State meet.

Team Stats

Passing Yards246.453rd
Rushing Yards147.484th
Points For23.7Tied-104th
Points Against19.3Tied-18th