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Purdue beats Northwestern 24-22 on Dellinger's late FG

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Aidan O'Connell has a knack for leading game-winning drives. He engineered his second in as many weeks with help from kicker J.D. Dellinger.

O'Connell threw for 271 yards and Dellinger kicked a 39-yard field goal with three seconds left Saturday as Purdue beat Northwestern 24-22 to keep its bowl hopes alive.

Standings - Big Ten West

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
Minn 9 0 0 1.000 6-0 8-0
Wisc 7 2 0 .778 4-2 7-2
Ill 6 4 0 .600 4-3 6-4
Iowa 6 3 0 .667 3-3 6-3
Purd 4 6 0 .400 3-4 4-6
Neb 4 5 0 .444 2-4 4-5
NW 1 8 0 .111 0-7 1-8

Team Leaders

Name Total
Yds Aidan Smith 684
Cmp% Aidan Smith 50.0
Yds Drake Anderson 498
Y/Ru Drake Anderson 4.3
Rec Riley Lees 36
Yds Riley Lees 254
TD Aidan Smith 4
Int Paddy Fisher 1

Team Rankings - Offense

Total Big Ten Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PPG 11.1 14 129
RuY/G 146.8 9 88
Yds/G 130.9 14 125
TO 20 13 120
Rat 47.2 14 130

Team Rankings - Defense

Total Big Ten Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PA/G 25.4 9 50
RuY/G 148.2 9 55
Yds/G 200.1 7 34
TA 10 13 106
Sk 17 11 83

Latest Game - Nov 9, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Purd(4-6) 0 7 14 3 24
NW(1-8) 14 2 0 6 22

PassingRushingReceiving
Purd OConnell 34/50-271 Fuller 2-3 Doerue 3-10
NW Smith 19/31-184 Lees 2-2 Washington 1--13

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Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sat, Nov 9 Purdue L, 24-22 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Nov 2 @Indiana L, 34-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Oct 26 Iowa L, 20-0 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Oct 18 Ohio State L, 52-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Oct 5 @Nebraska L, 13-10 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sat, Nov 16 Massachusetts 12:00PM EST Preview
Sat, Nov 23 Minnesota 1:00PM EST Preview
Sat, Nov 30 @Illinois 1:00PM EST Preview