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Nick VanHoose

Indiana v Northwestern

Northwestern Wins Gator Bowl For First Bowl Win Since ’49

The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone’s mind. Coach Pat Fitzgerald dusted it off for the Gator Bowl and even had it on the sideline Tuesday as a reminder of Northwestern’s decades-long, bowl losing streak — the ol’ monkey on their backs. Now, it’s in pieces.

01/01/2013

Pat Fitzgerald

Mark, Northwestern Hold On To Beat Minnesota 21-13

Venric Mark rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns to carry Northwestern to a 21-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.

10/13/2012