Purdue stays in title chase with 17-9 win over Northwestern


              Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman (7) fumbles as he's sacked by Purdue defensive end Jack Sullivan (99) at the end of the fourth quarter in an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue safety Cam Allen (10) breaks up a pass to Northwestern wide receiver Malik Washington (6) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue quarterback Aidan O'Connell (16) scrambles against Northwestern during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue linebacker OC Brothers (20) celebrates a fumble recovery against Northwestern during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Northwestern running back Evan Hull (26) is tackled by Purdue defensive back Reese Taylor (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman (7) fumbles as he's sacked by Purdue defensive end Jack Sullivan (99) at the end of the fourth quarter in an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Northwestern running back Evan Hull (26) runs in for a touchdown against Purdue during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Northwestern running back Evan Hull (26) leaps for a gain as he runs against Purdue during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue running back Kentrell Marks (29) pushes off Northwestern linebacker Bryce Gallagher (32) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Purdue defeated Northwestern 17-9. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue quarterback Aidan O'Connell (16) throws against Northwestern during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman throws against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue wide receiver Tyrone Tracy (3) cuts between Northwestern defensive back Rod Heard II (24) and defensive back Devin Turner (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Northwestern running back Evan Hull (26) runs against Purdue during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue wide receiver Charlie Jones (15) runs in for a touchdown after a catch against Northwestern during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue linebacker Jalen Graham (6) tackles Northwestern running back Andrew Clair (11) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Purdue wide receiver TJ Sheffield (8) reaches for yardages as he's tackled by Northwestern defensive back Jeremiah Lewis (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Purdue stays in title chase with 17-9 win over Northwestern