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Talkin’ Big 10: Justin Jackson’s Big Game Mentality

Justin Jackson has risen to the occasion in each of his first three seasons at Northwestern; 2017 could see him rise to the biggest occasion in Indianapolis.

Thursday Morning Brews: A Wild Week 1

The last word on the week that was: in-depth analysis around the league, and where the West stands after Wisconsin’s surprise win.

Top 25 Football Players in the Big Ten, Part 3

Continuing our countdown of the Big Ten’s top players from spots 15 through 11.

Top 25 Players in the Big Ten, Part 1

Ranking the conference’s best players, starting at No. 25.

Preview: Michigan Basketball vs. Northwestern

Michigan must impress the selection committee in the Big Ten Tournament, but Northwestern and its Wolverine killer are in the way.

Michigan to Open Big Ten Tourney vs. Northwestern

The Wolverines and Wildcats will square off in the 8/9 game Thursday.

Five Takeaways: Michigan 72, Northwestern 63

Michigan's threes were as cold as the snow storm outside, but Abdur-Rahkman and Walton kept Michigan's NCAA tournament hopes alive.

Film Focus: Michigan's Defense vs. Northwestern

Northwestern obviously didn't read our Film Focus columns before trying to beat Michigan and Jabrill Peppers on the edge with speed options. That and more tidbits from Michigan's stellar defensive performance against Northwestern.

Film Focus: Michigan's Offense vs. Northwestern

Jake Rudock had his best game as a Wolverine against Northwestern. Why? Drew Hallett explains in this week's Film Focus column.

Three Wolverines Named Big Ten Players of the Week

In the first five weeks, no Wolverine had earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors. In Week 6 alone, three of them did.

What We Learned: Northwestern Week

The Wolverines continue to roll, but are they just beating overrated teams that somehow found a way to enter the Top 25? Or are they legitimately obliterating great teams?

Game Balls: Chesson and Lewis Stun & Demoralize

Hey, Big Ten, are you afraid yet?

Game Thread: Competing Tantrums

Stay tuned to see which head coach has a complete meltdown first.

Staff Roundtable: Michigan-NU Predictions

Can Michigan show that they're a legit dark horse for their division?

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S&P+ Projects the Michigan-Northwestern Score

SB Nation's Bill Connelly released his S&P+ projections for Week 6 of the college football season, and they like No. 18 Michigan to beat No. 13 Northwestern, 26-9. His projections also give Michigan an 83-percent chance to beat the Wildcats. S&P+ is quite bullish on Michigan. I would be surprised if Michigan scored 26 points on a defense that has allowed only 35 points through the first five weeks.

Behind Enemy Lines: Q&A with Inside NU

We sat down with Inside NU's Zach Pereles to learn Northwestern's perspective on the showdown between the No. 18 Michigan and the No. 13 Wildcats. And Zach ends our Q&A with a score prediction for Saturday.

Thursday Morning Brews (9/10/15)

After one week, the Big Ten West is harder to predict than ever. So we dug into some film.

For Northwestern, Two Familiar Demons

Have the demons that led to two 5-7 finishes been exorcized? We break down Northwestern's chances in 2015.

Jackson Northwestern's best hope in 2015

Justin Jackson leads Northwestern entering 2015 season

Michigan 78, NU 82: Growing up far from home

Michigan once again took its lumps en route to a tough loss in which it saw a lot of promise from some of its younger players.

Hoops Thread: Michigan at Northwestern

UM 56, NU 54: Nothing the easy way

Michigan squeaks past Northwestern despite putting itself in bad positions all night.

Hoops Thread: Michigan vs Northwestern

Who is going to suck less tonight?

Preview: 10-7 Michigan vs. 10-7 Northwestern

Michigan looks to get back on track after a thumping in Columbus when the 10-7 Northwestern Wildcats, fresh off of a loss of their own, visit Ann Arbor. For Michigan, a loss just about puts an end to any discussion of an NCAA tournament berth.

Film Focus: Northwestern's Two-Point Attempt

No one should ever be forced to re-watch the 2014 Michigan-Northwestern game tape. Ever. So, rather than watch all of it, Film Focus has devoted this week's column to only the game-deciding play: Northwestern's two-point attempt.

Michigan 10 - Northwestern 9: Where Offense Went To Die

Michigan wins thanks to its defense and little else.

Game Thread: Ugliest Football Ever

Seriously, can Northwestern and Michigan just stop playing?

MnB Roundtable: Northwestern

As Michigan travels to Evanston, the MnB crew discusses how the game will go.

Michigan-Northwestern: Dreading Déjà Vu

Last year, Michigan and Northwestern combined for 18 points and 606 yards in regulation before the Wolverines escaped Evanston with an ugly triple-overtime victory. You'll experience déjà vu this Saturday.

Previewin' Opponent No. 10: Northwestern Wildcats

The Michigan Wolverines head to Evanston, looking to cut their wins needed for bowl eligibility in half against the struggling Northwestern Wildcats. If the last two matchups are any indication, this year's tilt should be another close one.

MnB B1G Preview: A few things about Northwestern

Learn some more about the Northwestern Wildcats football program.

MnB B1G Preview: Q&A with MNWildcat

We caught up with Cory (a.k.a. MNWildcat, Northwestern alum and writer for Off Tackle Empire) and he was kind enough to answer some questions on Northwestern football.