Northwestern hands Illinois 9th straight loss
EVANSTON – Northwestern wanted to bolster its chances for a big-time bowl game. The Wildcats did that and more.
Venric Mark rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown as Northwestern beat Illinois, 50-14, on Saturday.
Kain Colter threw for a career-high three touchdowns and the Wildcats (9-3, 5-3 Big Ten) reached nine victories for the first time since 2008.
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