Northwestern-Purdue: Time, TV channel, watch online for Week 11 game (November 11, 2017)

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Northwestern and Purdue meet in a Big Ten West game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern is looking for its fifth consecutive win as Purdue is trying to get back to the .500 mark. Below find the time, TV channel and more information for the Week 11 game.

Northwestern-Purdue game time, details

Northwestern and Purdue play at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Time: 7 p.m. ET

Date: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

Location: Ryan Field, Evanston, Ill.

Odds: Northwestern opened as a 5-point favorite at home against Purdue.

What TV channel is Northwestern-Purdue on?

The game will air on ESPN2.

How can I watch Northwestern-Purdue online?

The game will be streaming through the WatchESPN app.

How can I listen to Northwestern-Purdue on the radio?

The game will be aired through Northwestern Sports Radio.

Northwestern-Purdue preview

Things are looking up for the Northwestern Wildcats. After a 2-3 start to the 2017 campaign — and an 0-2 start in the Big Ten — Pat Fitzgerald’s team has rattled off 4 straight wins. The last 3 have all come in dramatic fashion. Northwestern has won 3 consecutive overtime games. They beat Iowa 17-10 on Oct. 21, defeated Michigan State 39-31 on Oct. 28 in triple overtime and followed that up with a 31-24 victory at Nebraska last week.

The Cardiac Cats keep finding a way to pull out wins. They’ve also found their way into the top 25. Northwestern entered the College Football Playoff rankings at No. 25 this week. Wins against No. 20 Iowa and No. 12 Michigan State certainly have helped their cause. Now, the Wildcats will try to extend that streak during the program’s first home night game in November.

“We’ll play whenever they’ll tell us to play. We don’t get to find out until when, next Sunday. As a coach, whenever they tell us to play,” Fitzgerald said during his weekly press conference. “As a dad, I’d like to kick off at 8 a.m.. I’d like to wake up, and have food on the bus to go so I can enjoy my Saturday with my kids. I don’t think the Big Ten office has gotten that memo from me. I’m a big 11 o’clock fan. Huge. Big fan. Always have been always will be. I think it’s a great time to play. Whatever time they tell us to play we’re going to play.”

Northwestern is hoping to bolster its bowl standing with another win. The Wildcats can finish the regular season at 9-3 if they win out. After the Purdue game, they host Minnesota on Nov. 18 and finish their regular season at Illinois on Nov. 25.

Purdue, meanwhile, needs 2 wins in its final 3 games to become bowl eligible in Jeff Brohm’s first season. The Boilermakers (4-5, 2-4 Big Ten) snapped a 3-game losing streak last week with a win over Illinois. They’re hoping to pick up a tough road win against the Wildcats, and Fitzgerald knows not to take Purdue and Brohm’s offense lightly.

“They’re playing at a very high level. I’m really impressed on tape. First of all, Jeff’s an outstanding coach,” Fitzgerald said. “You can go back in your offensive studies and you look at what he was able to accomplish at WKU was really impressive.

“He was an outstanding player and now an outstanding coach. His staff came with him almost intact, and they know what they’re doing, they know what they want to do, they know how they want to do it, and I think they’ve done a really good job using a really talented roster. We thought Purdue was really talented last year as we were getting ready to play them, they were just beat up. To see where Jeff and his staff have taken this group of guys has been really impressive.”

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