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2008 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-4, .692 W-L% (21st of 120)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Fitzgerald (9-4)

PS/G: 24.4 (75th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 20.2 (26th of 120)
SRS: 4.81 (41st of 120) ▪ SOS: -0.11 (61st of 120)

Bowl Game: Lost Alamo Bowl 30-23 versus Missouri

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/2 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
                          24 24 22  

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 30, 2008 Sat Northwestern Syracuse Big East W 30 10 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 6, 2008 Sat Northwestern @ Duke ACC W 24 20 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 13, 2008 Sat Northwestern Southern Illinois Non-Major W 33 7 3 0 W 3
4 Sep 20, 2008 Sat Northwestern Ohio MAC W 16 8 4 0 W 4
5 Sep 27, 2008 Sat Northwestern @ Iowa Big Ten W 22 17 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 11, 2008 Sat Northwestern (23) Michigan State Big Ten L 20 37 5 1 L 1
7 Oct 18, 2008 Sat Northwestern Purdue Big Ten W 48 26 6 1 W 1
8 Oct 25, 2008 Sat Northwestern @ Indiana Big Ten L 19 21 6 2 L 1
9 Nov 1, 2008 Sat Northwestern @ (20) Minnesota Big Ten W 24 17 7 2 W 1
10 Nov 8, 2008 Sat Northwestern (12) Ohio State Big Ten L 10 45 7 3 L 1
11 Nov 15, 2008 Sat Northwestern @ Michigan Big Ten W 21 14 8 3 W 1
12 Nov 22, 2008 Sat Northwestern Illinois Big Ten W 27 10 9 3 W 2
13 Dec 29, 2008 Mon (22) Northwestern N (25) Missouri Big 12 L 23 30 9 4 L 1 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)