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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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  • Maryland-Indiana is starting to feel like a rivalry as teams meet again in Big Ten tourney

    Maryland-Indiana is starting to feel like a rivalry as teams meet again in Big Ten tourney
    Maryland's first official Big Ten rivalry might begin Friday night. Mark Turgeon has been hesitant to call any team the eighth-ranked Terps have faced in their inaugural season in the Big Ten a rival, though a quarterfinal matchup with Indiana at the...
  • As Big Ten quarterfinal nears, Terps should prefer to play Northwestern over Indiana

    As Big Ten quarterfinal nears, Terps should prefer to play Northwestern over Indiana
    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said Tuesday in College Park that there was a benefit to not knowing which team his second-seeded Terps would be playing in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Friday until Thursday night....
  • Freshman Aubrey Dawkins rewarding Michigan for giving him a chance

    Freshman Aubrey Dawkins rewarding Michigan for giving him a chance
    Aubrey Dawkins believed he could play at this level. So did his father, Johnny, the former Duke star and head coach at Stanford. But few college coaches were enamored with Dawkins, even though he's 6-foot-6, bright, shoots it well and has a 39-inch...
  • Indiana stays right on target, throttles Northwestern

    CHICAGO — For at least one night, all was right for Indiana. With their NCAA tournament prospects hanging in the balance and the status of coach Tom Crean a popular topic of conversation, the Hoosiers were in control throughout a 71-56 win over...
  • 5 things Northwestern needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament

    5 things Northwestern needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament
    1. Beyond the arc awareness: Indiana made nine 3-point shots in the first half against Northwestern in the last game. "We have to do a good job defensively defending the 3-point line," NU coach Chris Collins said. "Fortunately for us they went cold in the...
  • Women's lacrosse notes: Coaches' creativity is one reason for more parity

    Women's lacrosse notes: Coaches' creativity is one reason for more parity
    The early season in Division I women's lacrosse has featured more than a few eye-opening performances from teams battling to break into a Fort Knox of traditional powerhouses. Among them: Southern California taking Northwestern to overtime, Marquette...
  • Big Ten awards, tournament predictions

    Big Ten awards, tournament predictions
    BIG TEN AWARDS Teddy Greenstein All-conference: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin; D'Angelo Russell, Ohio State; Dez Wells, Maryland; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; D.J. Newbill, Penn State Player of the year: Kaminsky Frosh of the year: Russell Team of the...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking) 1. Wisconsin (28-3, 16-2; 1): The Badgers remained the class of the conference from the first game to the last. Up next: Winner of Illinois-Michigan in Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. 2. Maryland (26-5, 14-4; 2): The...
  • Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh part of impressive Big Ten freshman group

    Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh part of impressive Big Ten freshman group
    The Big Ten is loaded with talented freshman guards this season, including Ohio State's sensational D'Angelo Russell (19.2 points per game), Maryland's Melo Trimble (16.1), Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. (15.8) and Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh (11.4)....
  • Iowa beats Northwestern 69-52

    Iowa beats Northwestern 69-52
    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Last season, Iowa was defined by its late collapse. This year's Hawkeyes are finishing a lot better than they started. Senior Aaron White scored 25 points and Iowa pounded Northwestern 69-52 on Saturday for its first six-game Big...
  • A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule

    A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule
    With the regular season complete, the Maryland men's basketball team now turns its attention toward its first Big Ten Conference tournament, which will be held Wednesday through Sunday at the United Center in Chicago. The No. 2-seeded Terps have...