Northwestern faced a tough draw in Pitt in the Pinstripe Bowl. Not only did the Panthers beat the Big Ten champ (Penn State) and the ACC champ (Clemson), they boasted one the nation's most explosive offenses. No problem, the Wildcats claimed a back-and-forth affair Wednesday.
Justin Jackson ran for 226 yards and three touchdowns and powered Northwestern to only its third bowl victory, 31-24 over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
We're one day closer to 2017, and today it's time to take a look at the top 10 individual seasons of 2016. See BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's full list inside.
Scottie Lindsey scored 17 of his 31 points in the first half and Northwestern beat Penn State 87-77 on Tuesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Vic Law added 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Wildcats (12-2), who won their ninth straight.
Before Big Ten conference play tips off Tuesday, BTN.com asked BTN analysts Jess Settles and Shon Morris for their best of the non-conference season.
More stories of impact from around the conference.
Northwestern enjoyed a dominant effort from its big men on both ends of the floor Tuesday night in an easy 87-65 victory over IUPUI.
The first university in the state of Illinois is still setting the pace.
Northwestern had to win its season finale over Illinois just to get to six victories and a bowl bid, but the Wildcats stuill have some star power.
Players are honored with postseason all-conference squads. Why not coaches? BTN.com's Tom Dienhart offers his annual All-Big Ten Assistant Coaching Team inside.