Northwestern abandons run game in loss

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Northwestern's offense was built around an efficient ground game in nonconference play. It abandoned the run almost immediately against Wisconsin.

The Wildcats were out of their element on Saturday. Part of that can be chalked up to donning a higher AP ranking than the three-time defending Big Ten champs. Part of that comes from playing at rowdy Camp Randall Stadium. But check the box score to see just how lost Northwestern was in that brutal 35-6 thumping: Stephen Buckley's 19 rushing yards lead the team. When Kain Colter and Venric Mark...

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