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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 basketball preview: Teams at a glance

    Big Ten basketball preview: Teams at a glance
    In Shannon Ryan's predicted order of finish. Wisconsin 2013-14 record: 30-8, 12-6 Big Ten (T-2nd). Big Ten tournament: Lost to Michigan State in the semifinals. NCAA tournament: Lost to Kentucky in the Final Four. Key players: Center Frank...
  • Preview: Houston Baptist at Northwestern

    Four returning starters led by guard JerShon Cobb will open Northwestern Coach Chris Collins' second season by hosting Houston Baptist on Friday. Cobb (12.2 points, 4.8 rebounds per game) is the Wildcats' top returning scorer for a team that relies on...
  • Does Northwestern have right mix to reach NCAA tournament?

    Does Northwestern have right mix to reach NCAA tournament?
    They have grown tired of hearing: "Wait till next year." And we're not talking about the Cubs this time Northwestern appears primed to advance to the next level, which would mean earning its first invitation to the NCAA tournament. While that would be...
  • Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Michigan

    Give the Wildcats credit for going for broke even if a last-second two-point conversion against Michigan failed when quarterback Trevor Siemian slipped. Hopes for a postseason bowl are just about extinguished with a 3-6 record, four straight losses and...
  • Northwestern falls 10-9 after failed 2-point conversion

    Northwestern's plan from the start of a last-ditch drive Saturday was to go for a touchdown and then gamble for the win with a two-point conversion. But the final piece — the potential winning points — failed when quarterback Trevor...
  • Navy SEAL takes the field for Northwestern

    Navy SEAL takes the field for Northwestern
    It took nine games but Tom Hruby, a 32-year-old Navy SEALs instructor and Northwestern defensive end, finally made his college football debut Saturday against Michigan at Ryan Field. The 6-foot-3 junior also has juggled a full class load along with...
  • Northwestern basketball adds two for 2015

    Northwestern basketball adds two for 2015
    Northwestern added a pair of highly-regarded prospects to national letters of intent on Wednesday. Jordan Ash, a 6-2 guard from St. Joseph, and Aaron Falzon, a 6-8 forward from Northfield-Mt. Hermon High School (Newton, Mass.), have Wildcats coach Chris...
  • Notre Dame circles wagons with Northwestern up next

    Upon further reflection, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly pinpointed those responsible for Notre Dame's five turnovers Saturday against Arizona State. Everyone was at fault — and nobody in particular was to blame. That was the gist of Kelly's...
  • Forward Sam Dekker could be Wisconsin's X-factor

     Forward Sam Dekker could be Wisconsin's X-factor
    As Chris Collins returned to Northwestern's jubilant locker room after his news conference at the Kohl Center, he heard the unmistakable sounds of a dribbling basketball and sneakers squeaking on a gym floor. He peaked inside and spotted Sam Dekker. "He...
  • Matt Alviti could see more snaps for Northwestern

    Technically Matt Alviti remains Northwestern’s third-string quarterback, but the mobile Maine South grad figures to get a decent number of snaps Saturday at Notre Dame. That’s not so much a reflection on Trevor Siemian, who completed 32-of-...
  • Wolverines take aim at bowl eligibility

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT Following Michigan's 10-9 win at Northwestern, Frank Clark was realistic about his team's immediate future. "You just want to make it to a bowl," the defensive end said. "We're not going to...