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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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  • Humiliating Michigan State loss a turning point for Northwestern

    Humiliating Michigan State loss a turning point for Northwestern
    Northwestern's humiliating 68-44 home loss to Michigan State on Feb. 10 proved to be a motivating factor. "We (coaches) spent a lot of time (working) after our Michigan State game," coach Chris Collins said. "We got hammered. I mean, Michigan State,...
  • Monday's local interest college roundup: Norfolk State men, women handle Delaware State

    MEN'S BASKETBALL: Norfolk State shook off a sluggish first half and beat Delaware State 81-71 Monday at Echols Hall on the Spartans' Senior Night. Jeff Short had 25 points and six rebounds for NSU, while D'Shon Taylor had 19 points and RaShid Gaston...
  • Northwestern enters women's basketball poll for first time in 19 years

    Northwestern enters women's basketball poll for first time in 19 years
    Northwestern's long drought outside of the Top 25 has finally come to an end. The Wildcats are back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in 19 years after entering the rankings at No. 25 on Monday. "It's good to be...
  • Northwestern zone smothers Penn State for 3rd straight Big Ten victory

    Northwestern players and their intrepid coach Chris Collins are feeling pretty good about themselves lately, and for good reason. After enduring a demoralizing 10-game losing streak, the Wildcats have bounced back to win three straight in the Big Ten...
  • Women's team poised to be Northwestern's best in nearly two decades

    Women's team poised to be Northwestern's best in nearly two decades
    This should have been fun garbage time for the Northwestern women's basketball team, a chance for several of its bench players to get some action for the first time in nearly three weeks. After all, the Wildcats had a 19-point lead at home with seven...
  • Q&A with Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern coach on keeping staff, unionization

    Q&A with Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern coach on keeping staff, unionization
    Northwestern loses quarterback Trevor Siemian, top receiver Kyle Prater, its most reliable offensive linemen in Brandon Vitabile and Paul Jorgensen and stalwart defenders Ibraheim Campbell and Chi Chi Ariguzo from a 5-7 team. Yet with spring practice...
  • Selena Lasota keeps up hot scoring in Northwestern lacrosse win

    Selena Lasota keeps up hot scoring in Northwestern lacrosse win
    Freshman atttack Selena Lasota scored six more goals as the Northwestern women's lacrosse team beat Marquette 13-6 Saturday in Milwaukee. Lasota, from Campbell River, B.C., has 11 goals in the last two games and 17 in four games this season. Fifth-...
  • Northwestern women's lacrosse falls 15-9 in faceoff with Duke

     Northwestern women's lacrosse falls 15-9 in faceoff with Duke
    There was more than one area Thursday in which the Duke women's lacrosse team outplayed Northwestern. But in a sport without a shot clock, making possession more than nine-tenths of the law, nothing was more critical to the Blue Devils' 15-9 victory...
  • Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament

    Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament
    Maryland is ahead of schedule in the Big Ten. The preseason favorites to win the league locked up a share of the regular-season title and the top seed in the conference tournament by beating Wisconsin, 81-70, on Thursday night for the Terps' 18th...
  • Northwestern women assure themselves winning Big Ten basketball record

    Northwestern women assure themselves winning Big Ten basketball record
    This has been a long time coming. For the first time since 1997, the Northwestern women's basketball team will have a winning record in the Big Ten. Wednesday's 59-51 triumph over No. 21 Nebraska at Welsh-Ryan Arena gave the Wildcats a 10-5 conference...
  • Big Ten announces Maryland's 2015-16 basketball opponents

    The Maryland men's and women's basketball teams are still contenders to win the Big Ten Conference in their first season. But it's never too early to start looking ahead. The conference announced Thursday which opponents each Big Ten basketball team...