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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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  • No. 13 Terps look past loss to Indiana, ahead to game vs. lowly Northwestern

    No. 13 Terps look past loss to Indiana, ahead to game vs. lowly Northwestern
    The vibe around the Maryland men's basketball team is much different these days, and it's as easy to pinpoint after the Terps' first blowout loss of the season as after the 17 wins that preceded it. Two days after suffering their worst loss of the...
  • After being scorched by Indiana, Terps look forward to rematch

    After being scorched by Indiana, Terps look forward to rematch
    In his first two years at Maryland, Jake Layman might have walked away from Thursday night's 89-70 defeat at No. 23 Indiana ready to move on to the next men's basketball game. This one lingered, and it might for another few weeks. "Tonight was their...
  • Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell steals the show in win at Northwestern

    Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell steals the show in win at Northwestern
      We'll remember this game for two things: Northwestern coach Chris Collins going bonkers after a blown goaltending call and D'Angelo Russell dropping a Larry Bird (33 points) in a sensational performance. The freshman guard scored Ohio State's...
  • Northwestern falls 69-67 after failing to get two critical non-calls

    The glass was not even half full for Northwestern Thursday night against Ohio State. Officials interpreted two possible goal tending calls as blocked shots off the glass as the Buckeyes topped the Wildcats 69-67 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "I saw...
  • Central Catholic grad Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman ready for increased workload at Michigan

    Central Catholic grad Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman ready for increased workload at Michigan
    For a six-week period that stretched into mid-January, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman had spent less time competing in basketball games than he could ever recall. It took the Michigan freshman 10 games to log 25 minutes, which was less playing time than...
  • Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, Michigan earn road win at Rutgers

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Dawud Abdur-Rahkman sat three rows behind the visiting bench, a Michigan cap on his head. He had planned to attend Tuesday's game at Rutgers regardless of what role his son, Wolverines freshman and Central Catholic grad...
  • Safety Trae Williams commits to Northwestern

    Safety Trae Williams commits to Northwestern
    Northwestern received a commitment from safety Trae Williams of Athens, Ohio, according to 247Sports. The 6-foot, 195-pound Williams had been committed to Ohio, where his father, Jesse, is defensive line coach. He’s the 19th member of the...
  • BMX racer Stancil is No. 7 in world, No. 2 in USA

    BMX racer Stancil is No. 7 in world, No. 2 in USA
    News you can use ... or maybe not. 1) There really are Top 10 rankings for just about anything and everything you can think of. And today, we’re thinking about BMX racing, and where Lake Villa’s Felicia Stancil fits into the world picture in...
  • 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...
  • NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan

    NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When is enough, enough? Northwestern coach Chris Collins is left wondering after his team dropped a 56-54 heart-breaker Saturday night to Michigan at the Crisler Center. The Wildcats have lost four straight. "It's not easy...