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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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  • Illinois schools face long NCAA tournament odds

    Illinois schools face long NCAA tournament odds
    At least one bookmaker gives Northwestern 9,999-1 odds to win the NCAA tournament. So you're saying there's a chance. With a 15-15 overall record (6-11 in the Big Ten), the Wildcats first would have to survive a stacked Big Ten tournament field to...
  • Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic prepare for PIAA 3A tournament; three area 4A teams competing

    Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic prepare for PIAA 3A tournament; three area 4A teams competing
    Bethlehem Catholic and Central Catholic have proved to be the cream of the crop in the area throughout the girls basketball season. They've already met twice — once in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference finals and once in the District 11 3A...
  • 'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'

    'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'
    Was there ever a "Golden Age of Chicago Sports"? Many Chicagoans would cite the 1990s, when the legendary Michael Jordan-led Bulls won six NBA championships in eight years. Those Bulls were certainly Chicago's best ever, but it was hardly a golden age,...
  • Arthur Ray Jr. an uplifting story at Northwestern pro day

    Arthur Ray Jr. an uplifting story at Northwestern pro day
    Arthur Ray Jr. is a long shot to make it in the NFL. If he's lucky, he might get a training camp invite. He knows the odds are stacked against him. The 25-year-old offensive lineman from Division II Fort Lewis in Durango, Colo., was the oldest player at...
  • Big Ten quarterback battles to watch this spring

    Big Ten quarterback battles to watch this spring
      A handful of Big Ten teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback. Iowa, Michigan, Northwestern and Ohio State all have questions heading into camp. That being said, keep an eye out for these quarterback battles this spring:...
  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Illini crush Northwestern 86-60

    Illini crush Northwestern 86-60
    CHAMPAIGN --Illinois got back on track with some emphasis. The Illini broke a three-game losing streak with an  86-60 victory against Northwestern on Saturday night at the State Farm Center. Their 14 3-pointers on 28 attempts was two shy of tying...
  • 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...
  • Phillips Academy, top area players celebrated

    Phillips Academy, top area players celebrated
    Illinois, Northwestern, Northern Illinois and Illinois State players received awards at the National Football Foundation ceremony Monday at Halas Hall, but the show-stopper came when representatives of Wendell Phillips Academy took to the podium....
  • NU basketball player leads autism awareness charge

    NU basketball player leads autism awareness charge
    Growing up with an older brother who has autism, Northwestern women's basketball player Alex Cohen saw firsthand how little the rest of the world knew about the neurodevelopmental disorder. "My mom worked her butt off when he was initially diagnosed...
  • Offseason will be key to development of Northwestern freshmen

    Offseason will be key to development of Northwestern freshmen
    Four freshmen have received significant playing time for Northwestern this season, most notably starting point guard Bryant McIntosh and forward Vic Law. "Overall I have been really pleased with how they have done," coach Chris Collins said of his young...