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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • 7-footer Alex Olah a big key for Northwestern

    Northwestern has an abundance of interchangeable parts along the perimeter entering its Big Ten home-opener Sunday against Wisconsin. But the center of attention for the physically challenging conference season is 7-foot, 270-pound Alex Olah, who will...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1988 | Maine West's Nancy Kennelly
    As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency. But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: Drexel drops stunner to D-II city rival; Williamsburg's Hornsby helps LSU upend No. 16 West Va.

    Traditionally, Drexel is known as one of the Colonial Athletic Association's most physical teams and as one of its hardest to beat. But the Dragons incurred one of their most shocking losses ever Thursday night, and it was to a Division II program...
  • Kendrick Nunn and Aaron Cosby played best games in Illinois uniforms

     Kendrick Nunn and Aaron Cosby played best games in Illinois uniforms
    The preseason blow of losing Tracy Abrams to injury was a worry. Losing Rayvonte Rice last week was cast as a potentially fatal blow. To win without two pivotal guards, Illinois needed a little more from everybody. "It's going to take different guys...
  • Northwestern scares Michigan State but falls short in overtime

    Northwestern scares Michigan State but falls short in overtime
    EAST LANSING, Mich. — Chris Collins looked at his team's upcoming Big Ten schedule recently and said it would make him "sick to his stomach" if he dwelled on it. Sunday's immediate challenge was a visit to Michigan State, where the Wildcats have...
  • No upset this time: Wisconsin blows out Northwestern

    No upset this time: Wisconsin blows out Northwestern
    Wisconsin players showed their age and experience while dismantling a young Northwestern team 81-58 Sunday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "In a game like this, we have to have a lot of things go right to have a chance," Northwestern coach Chris Collins...
  • Northwestern loses its grip in second straight narrow loss

    Northwestern loses its grip in second straight narrow loss
    Northwestern coach Chris Collins is trying his best to "embrace the process" of developing his young Wildcats into winners. But some steps are more agonizing than others. Wednesday night's 72-67 home loss to Illinois and Sunday's frustrating...
  • Wednesday could provide turnaround game for Northwestern or Illinois

    Wednesday could provide turnaround game for Northwestern or Illinois
    For Northwestern coach Chris Collins, it's time to get fired up. For Illinois coach John Groce, an even-tempered analytic approach is being applied. Both teams are trying to find their footing in a slippery Big Ten as they prepare to meet Wednesday...
  • Illinois fans less than thrilled that Tim Beckman will return as coach

    Illinois fans less than thrilled that Tim Beckman will return as coach
    A surprising winning streak. A victory in the rivalry game. A bowl game. The end-of-season flourish seemed to save Illinois coach Tim Beckman, who was retained by athletic director Mike Thomas with an announcement Sunday. Those achievements would whip...
  • After loss, Chris Collins says he may shake up Northwestern lineup

     After loss, Chris Collins says he may shake up Northwestern lineup
    For starters, Northwestern dug itself a hole it couldn't crawl out of Wednesday night as Georgia Tech rolled to a 66-58 victory at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Wildcats coach Chris Collins said he is considering a different starting lineup when his team travels to...
  • Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Butler

    TV/radio: 3:30 p.m. Saturday; FOX-32, WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Records: Northwestern 5-2; Butler 6-1. Fred Mitchell's quick look: Butler has won 16 straight nonconference games at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Northwestern has lost two straight, including a 66-...