Check out my latest NUmbers Guy article for WNUR Sports, breaking down Northwestern’s homecoming loss to Nebraska.
WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) breaks down how the ‘Cats performed in their homecoming game against Nebraska.
Northwestern played one great half of football, and one really bad half of football. On homecoming, Northwestern came out and took a 17-14 lead going into the half. They looked good, pumped up for the homecoming game in their gothic uniforms, with a full, cheering student section. But then they flopped in the second half. Nebraska came out in the second half and made adjustments and the plays needed to win the game, and the ‘Cats didn’t. It’s as simple as that. Northwestern couldn’t put together a complete, 60-minute game, and that’s what they needed to beat a ranked Nebraska team. With this loss, Northwestern’s Big Ten championship hopes fly out the window, and now the Wildcats need to win three of the last five just to make a bowl game. So let’s…
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