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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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  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Illini crush Northwestern 86-60

    Illini crush Northwestern 86-60
    CHAMPAIGN --Illinois got back on track with some emphasis. The Illini broke a three-game losing streak with anĀ  86-60 victory against Northwestern on Saturday night at the State Farm Center. Their 14 3-pointers on 28 attempts was two shy of tying...
  • 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...
  • Northwestern wins 2nd in row with 72-66 victory at Minnesota

    Northwestern wins 2nd in row with 72-66 victory at Minnesota
    MINNEAPOLIS — Northwestern has been tested and tortured with agonizing losses on the road this season. So Wednesday night's opportunity to steal one at Minnesota provided an enticing chance for redemption, and the Wildcats cashed in with a 72-66...
  • As Maryland emerges from struggles, so does senior guard Richaud Pack

    As Maryland emerges from struggles, so does senior guard Richaud Pack
    Richaud Pack started the last part of his five-year college basketball journey by showing those who didn’t think he could play at a high-major program how far he had come since his high school years in Detroit. Over Maryland’s first 18...
  • Offseason will be key to development of Northwestern freshmen

    Offseason will be key to development of Northwestern freshmen
    Four freshmen have received significant playing time for Northwestern this season, most notably starting point guard Bryant McIntosh and forward Vic Law. "Overall I have been really pleased with how they have done," coach Chris Collins said of his young...
  • Phillips Academy, top area players celebrated

    Phillips Academy, top area players celebrated
    Illinois, Northwestern, Northern Illinois and Illinois State players received awards at the National Football Foundation ceremony Monday at Halas Hall, but the show-stopper came when representatives of Wendell Phillips Academy took to the podium....
  • NU basketball player leads autism awareness charge

    NU basketball player leads autism awareness charge
    Growing up with an older brother who has autism, Northwestern women's basketball player Alex Cohen saw firsthand how little the rest of the world knew about the neurodevelopmental disorder. "My mom worked her butt off when he was initially diagnosed...
  • Northwestern to play in Hall of Fame Classic

    Northwestern to play in Hall of Fame Classic
    Northwestern has been invited to join North Carolina, Kansas State and Missouri for the championship rounds of the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, Mo. "We're thrilled to be a part of such a challenging field that will test our team,”...
  • BTN catches up with '89 'Flying Illini'

    BTN catches up with '89 'Flying Illini'
    The 2005 Illinois basketball team, which reached the NCAA title game, might have been the best team in school history. But there’s no question which group was the most colorful: The 1989 “Flying Illini.” The team is the focus of a...
  • No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season

    No. 5 Terps women rout No. 25 Northwestern, 69-48, capping perfect Big Ten regular season
    With five seconds left and the No. 5 Maryland women's basketball team assured of perfection in the Big Ten Conference, coach Brenda Frese approached Brene Moseley near the bench during a stoppage in play Sunday for a long embrace. Frese had turned to...