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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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  • Basketball recruiting notes: Notre Dame's Joe Mooney makes the most of AAU circuit

    Basketball recruiting notes: Notre Dame's Joe Mooney makes the most of AAU circuit
    Notre Dame was a top-20 team all winter, but perhaps it didn't really get its due until its season ended. The same is true of the Dons' best player, Joe Mooney. The scholarship offers are finally starting to pour in for the senior sharpshooter, more...
  • Chris Chelios' lacrosse-playing daughters: 'tough and mean'

    Chris Chelios' lacrosse-playing daughters: 'tough and mean'
    In her first three years on the Northwestern lacrosse team, Caley Chelios played in just 12 of the Wildcats' 66 games, almost never with the outcome still in doubt. That did not discourage Tara Chelios from joining her older sister in a lacrosse program...
  • Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty

    Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty
    Maryland senior guard Laurin Mincy was selected by the New York Liberty in the third round with the No. 27 pick overall in the 2015 WNBA draft Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Mincy was the Terps' leading scorer with 13.5...
  • Loss to Penn State puts Northwestern lacrosse in tough spot

    Loss to Penn State puts Northwestern lacrosse in tough spot
    When the final horn sounded in Sunday afternoon’s Northwestern-Penn State women's lacrosse game at Lakeside Field, the Nittany Lions celebrated a 14-10 victory as if they had just won the national championship. For Northwestern lacrosse coach...
  • Boys basketball: Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern

    Boys basketball: Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern
    Barrington junior forward Rapolas Ivanauskas weighed his options and elected to stick with his closest suitor. During an unofficial visit to Northwestern on Saturday, the 6-foot-8 Ivanauskas orally committed to coach Chris Collins. "I just looked at...
  • Football: Bolingbrook LB Tuf Borland selects Ohio State

    Football: Bolingbrook LB Tuf Borland selects Ohio State
    Bolingbrook football coach John Ivlow had one request for junior linebacker Tuf Borland during his recruiting process. “I told him to just text to let me know when he committed,” Ivlow said. Minutes after announcing his oral commitment...
  • Maryland gives Big Ten women's lacrosse a big boost

    Maryland gives Big Ten women's lacrosse a big boost
    When a college athletics conference introduces a new sport, it usually takes a while to get up to speed and compete on a national level. Not Big Ten women's lacrosse. It went from 0 to 60 in an instant. With the two most successful programs in the...
  • Northwestern women's lacrosse falls 15-9 in faceoff with Duke

     Northwestern women's lacrosse falls 15-9 in faceoff with Duke
    There was more than one area Thursday in which the Duke women's lacrosse team outplayed Northwestern. But in a sport without a shot clock, making possession more than nine-tenths of the law, nothing was more critical to the Blue Devils' 15-9 victory...
  • Big Ten announces Maryland's 2015-16 basketball opponents

    The Maryland men's and women's basketball teams are still contenders to win the Big Ten Conference in their first season. But it's never too early to start looking ahead. The conference announced Thursday which opponents each Big Ten basketball team...
  • Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament

    Terps women clinch top seed in Big Ten basketball tournament
    Maryland is ahead of schedule in the Big Ten. The preseason favorites to win the league locked up a share of the regular-season title and the top seed in the conference tournament by beating Wisconsin, 81-70, on Thursday night for the Terps' 18th...
  • Northwestern women assure themselves winning Big Ten basketball record

    Northwestern women assure themselves winning Big Ten basketball record
    This has been a long time coming. For the first time since 1997, the Northwestern women's basketball team will have a winning record in the Big Ten. Wednesday's 59-51 triumph over No. 21 Nebraska at Welsh-Ryan Arena gave the Wildcats a 10-5 conference...