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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 upset this time: Wisconsin blows out Northwestern

    No upset this time: Wisconsin blows out Northwestern
    Wisconsin players showed their age and experience while dismantling a young Northwestern team 81-58 Sunday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "In a game like this, we have to have a lot of things go right to have a chance," Northwestern coach Chris Collins...
  • Northwestern keeps cool, eventually heats up to overtake Western Michigan

    Northwestern keeps cool, eventually heats up to overtake Western Michigan
    With the Big Ten season rapidly approaching, Northwestern coach Chris Collins continues searching for a viable team identity. Saturday's 67-61 victory over Western Michigan provided another clue. The Broncos stormed out to an 11-2 lead and the Wildcats...
  • NU AD Jim Phillips praises Pat Fitzgerald ahead of 'important' year

    The view from Jim Phillips’ office is mundane … a parking lot outside Ryan Field. Turn the other way and you can see why the Northwestern athletic director is so bullish about the future — a giant color depiction of the $260 million...
  • Alex Olah and Bryant McIntosh come through for Northwestern

     Alex Olah and Bryant McIntosh come through for Northwestern
    Alex Olah and his ailing back have earned a holiday break. The Northwestern junior scored nine points early as the Wildcats built a big lead over UIC on the way to a 63-46 victory Monday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The 7-foot center closed with 17 points while...
  • Illinois defense on the upswing heading into bowl game

    Illinois defense on the upswing heading into bowl game
    DALLAS — Early in the season, Illinois coach Tim Beckman described the team's inability to create turnovers as one of its biggest weaknesses. The defense finished the regular season ranked 112th nationally, allowing 464.3 total yards per game, and...
  • Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up

    Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up
    Chris Collins coaches the way you and I would. He was so disgusted with Northwestern's Dec. 17 home loss to Central Michigan, he changed the pregame routine. He removed the locker-room chairs so his players would stay upright and lathered as they...
  • Northwestern romps over Northern Kentucky 76-55 in final Big Ten tuneup

    Tre Demps' philosophy is simple: See the opportunity, seize the opportunity. See his father, Pelicans general manager Dell Demps, seize it more. The father made a trip to Evanston on Saturday before his team faced the Bulls at the United Center on...
  • Jim Harbaugh belongs at Michigan after he and 49ers part ways

     Jim Harbaugh belongs at Michigan after he and 49ers part ways
    One minute after Jim Harbaugh's news conference ended Sunday, the 49ers announced what everyone already assumed: The team would part ways with the coach who guided them to three consecutive NFC title games. "It's been the time of my life," Harbaugh ...
  • Outside of Wisconsin, Big Ten defying early expectations

    Figuring out the Big Ten is confounding. Michigan State, the team picked to finish third in the conference in the preseason media poll, already has four losses. Nebraska, a dark horse choice to win the league, is saddled with four losses as well —...
  • Northwestern survives Big Ten opener at Rutgers -- barely

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — His team's performance did not unfold as aesthetically as Chris Collins had projected Tuesday, but the flu-ridden Northwestern coach was quite pleased with the result — a 51-47 victory over Rutgers as the Wildcats won...
  • Plenty of Lehigh Valley 2014 sports highlights to reflect on

    Plenty of Lehigh Valley 2014 sports highlights to reflect on
    The Morning Call again picked its top sports stories of the year, this time counting down from 10 and culminating with the No. 1 story on the opening of Allentown's PPL Center and the arrival of the American Hockey League Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Also,...