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Ranking the best Northwestern rivalry wins

Northwestern’s greatest rivalry wins across the Big Ten and in South Bend are a mix of luck and excellent football, but all have been captivating and kept ‘Cats fans on the edge of their seat.

We created a list of some of the best rivalry victories in the past two decades based on a number of factors: rivalry strength, strength of competition, relevance of the game in context of the season, how shocking the outcome was and how exciting the game was from start to finish.

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