B.C. is looking to continue their winning ways after a 34-3 victory over Maine a week ago. The running back position has been in flux so far this season, with Rolandan Finch or Andre Williams in the top spot on the depth chart this week.
Northwestern scheduled three major-conference teams to start the season, and has already defeated Syracuse and Vanderbilt. The Wildcats won a thrilling 42-41 contest over the Orange in Week 1, and followed it up with a 23-13 defensive effort to beat the Commodores.
These two teams played in 2011, with Northwestern winning, 24-17, despite a big passing day from the Eagles.
Game time, TV channel: 3:30 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network
Point spread: Northwestern favored by 3-1/2.
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