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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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  • 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,”...
  • Notre Dame women's basketball coach job endowed by ex-player

    Notre Dame women's basketball coach job endowed by ex-player
    Notre Dame is the latest university to have a coach with a fancy title. Thanks to two former Irish athletes, Muffet McGraw now is known as the Karen and Kevin Keyes Family Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Karen Robinson Keyes, who played point...
  • Northwestern edges Iowa in overtime for 1st win of 2015

    Northwestern edges Iowa in overtime for 1st win of 2015
    Happy new year, Northwestern. The Wildcats snapped a 10-game losing streak by outlasting Iowa 66-61 in overtime Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Afterward, they celebrated in the locker room as if it meant a championship. Northwestern (11-14, 2-10 Big Ten)...
  • Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Selena Lasota, Northwestern

    Women's lacrosse Player of the Week: Selena Lasota, Northwestern
    Selena Lasota, Northwestern Campbell River, British Columbia, freshman midfielder In her first college game Saturday, Lasota scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the No. 8 Wildcats rallied from seven goals down to beat USC, 12-11, at the Los...
  • College lacrosse Games of the week

    College lacrosse Games of the week
    No. 1 Denver men (0-0) @ No. 3 Duke (2-0) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Outlook: The Blue Devils opened the season with victories at High Point and against Air Force. They are 5-3 against the Pioneers and have won the past two meetings, but will reportedly...