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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

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • Keep your picks to yourself, Mr. President

    Keep your picks to yourself, Mr. President
    Well thank you, Mr. President. He just jinxed my bracket. I had Michigan State all set as the national champion. Oh, and I'm not a late arriver to this party, either. I've watched them all year, even when they were injured. I know what they're capable...
  • NU's Tsirtsis, Illini's Delgado take wrestling titles

    NU's Tsirtsis, Illini's Delgado take wrestling titles
    Jason Tsirtsis of Crown Point, Ind., became the first Northwestern freshman to win an NCAA wrestling title. And Illinois sophomore Jesse Delgado of Gilroy, Calif., won a second straight. Tsirtsis, the No. 5 seed, beat 11th-seeded Joshua Kindig 3-1...
  • Roundup: No. 4 Duke men's lacrosse tears past No. 9 Syracuse, 21-7

    Roundup: No. 4 Duke men's lacrosse tears past No. 9 Syracuse, 21-7
    Midfielder Deemer Class (Loyola High) scored six times, and three other Blue Devils had four or more goals as No. 4 Duke rushed past the visiting No. 9 Orange, 21-7. After Syracuse (4-3, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) went up, 2-1, in the first quarter,...
  • SEC has last laugh in Sweet 16

    SEC has last laugh in Sweet 16
    SEC basketball was questioned and criticized all season but enters the Sweet 16 enjoying the last laugh. Three conferences have three teams heading into the NCAA Regional rounds - the Big Ten, Pac-12 and a football league roundly ridiculed all season...
  • College lacrosse roundup: Kavanaugh, No. 5 Notre Dame top Ohio State, 13-7

    Matt Kavanaugh tied a single-game school record with seven goals to power No. 5 Notre Dame past host Ohio State, 13-7, on Tuesday in men's lacrosse. The game was delayed a half-hour because of snow. The Fighting Irish (4-2) fell behind 1-0 to the...
  • Players at NCAA West regional focused on basketball, not unions

    Players at NCAA West regional focused on basketball, not unions
    The only kind of union players want to discuss in Anaheim this week is togetherness on the basketball court. Wednesday's ruling by regional director for the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern football players have the right to form a union...
  • U.Va. faces more-seasoned Michigan State in Sweet 16

    U.Va. faces more-seasoned Michigan State in Sweet 16
    NEW YORK — Madison Square Garden hasn't hosted an NCAA tournament game of Sweet 16 magnitude since 1955, but if any team is prepared for this moment on this stage, it's Michigan State. The world's most famous arena? Friday's regional semifinal...
  • Kevin Ollie Has A Special Guest At Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother. "She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
  • Lacrosse roundup: No. 4 Denver men escape Villanova, 9-8, in overtime

    Jeremy Noble scored with 39 seconds left in overtime for a 9-8 win for No. 4 Denver (9-2, 3-0 Big East) after host Villanova (4-6, 2-1) tied the game with two late goals in regulation Friday night. State men Washington College 16, Muhlenberg 2: Jim...
  • NU edges Minnesota for third straight road win

    Northwestern's reign of terror continued on Saturday against host Minnesota at Williams Arena, as the Wildcats continued to be the story of the Big Ten Conference. Guard Trey Demps hit a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left, breaking a 52-52 tie and lifting...
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...