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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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  • Behind Dez Wells and Jon Graham, Terps beat scrappy Penn State, 64-58

    Behind Dez Wells and Jon Graham, Terps beat scrappy Penn State, 64-58
    More than two months removed from fracturing his right wrist after hitting the floor at the Sprint Center in Kansas City in the first minute of Maryland’s upset of No. 11 Iowa State, senior guard Dez Wells finally looked like the player who...
  • Pat Fitzgerald wants overhaul of 'antiquated' recruiting system

     Pat Fitzgerald wants overhaul of 'antiquated' recruiting system
    For the second straight recruiting cycle, Northwestern lost four players to decommitments. Two of those came within a week of national signing day. Coach Pat Fitzgerald is getting tired of the annual bind he and his staff are put in. "There needs to...
  • Arkansas women rally for 57-55 NCAA win over Northwestern

    Arkansas women rally for 57-55 NCAA win over Northwestern
    WACO, Texas (AP) — With a big comeback, the Arkansas women proved to first-year coach Jimmy Dykes they weren't satisfied with just being in the NCAA Tournament. The Razorbacks wanted to keep playing, and they will after overcoming a 13-point...
  • Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament

    Chris Collins likes Big Ten's chances in NCAA tournament
    Chris Collins will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket – but only for consumption by his family. “Home bragging rights,” the Northwestern coach said. Here’s Collins’ breakdown for the Tribune of the first-round games...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/20 log (updated Friday AM with tennis matchups)

    7 a.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League quarterfinals draw.--FS1 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Miami vs. Atlanta (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Wrestling: NCAA quarterfinals (in St. Louis).--ESPNU Noon    Basketball: NCAA round of 64: New Mexico...
  • NCAA tournament women's capsules —Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame

    NCAA tournament women's capsules —Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame
    Northwestern (7) vs. Arkansas (10) TV: 11 a.m. Friday at Waco, Texas, ESPN2. Winner plays: at 1:30 p.m. Sunday vs. Baylor (2)-Northwestern State (15) winner. Quick look: Can the team that finished fourth in the Big Ten regular season beat the...
  • Ex-Northwestern coach Bill Carmody a 'perfect fit' at Holy Cross

    Ex-Northwestern coach Bill Carmody a 'perfect fit' at Holy Cross
    The great news about hiring Bill Carmody is you'll never get embarrassed. You'll never have to listen to your coach repeatedly say he takes "responsibility" for academic fraud and sham drug testing — without actually taking responsibility. Then...
  • College lacrosse Games of the Week

    No. 4 Duke men (7-1) at No. 1 Syracuse (6-0) When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Outlook: The Orange enjoy a 7-5 lead against their Atlantic Coast Conference rivals, but the Blue Devils have won four of the last five meetings. Two of the top offenses in Division...
  • 6 reasons you should watch the women's NCAA tourney

    6 reasons you should watch the women's NCAA tourney
    Hey, college basketball fans from Illinois, are you still moping about not having any teams in the NCAA tournament? Just stop it already. If you could tear yourself away from the men's tournament for a minute—your bracket is probably busted...
  • Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame into women's NCAA basketball tourney

    Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame into women's NCAA basketball tourney
    For the Northwestern women’s basketball team, Monday brought the joy of unusual good news. For Notre Dame and DePaul, it was more of the happy same old, same old. The Wildcats (23-8), ranked No. 22 in the AP poll, learned they had earned a bid...
  • Signs point to Northwestern's NCAA breakthrough in 2015-16

    Signs point to Northwestern's NCAA breakthrough in 2015-16
    Northwestern players celebrated Big Ten victories this season with locker-room eruptions, circling their coach and spraying him with water while jumping up and down. Chris Collins loved it. "At Duke, people got spoiled to the winning," he said. "You'...