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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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  • Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Minnesota

    Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Minnesota
    Halfway through the season, Northwestern is halfway to bowl eligibility. And with a remaining slate of Nebraska, Iowa, Michigan, Notre Dame, Purdue and Illinois, the Wildcats should get to six wins … shouldn't they? Here's a look back at the 24-...
  • Wildcat takeaways

    Wildcat takeaways
    Strong side: Nick VanHoose, who made a leaping interception, is giving the Wildcats all-Big Ten caliber play. Fellow cornerback Matthew Harris needs to tighten his coverage. Frequent-flyer Miles: Two illegal formation penalties called on right tackle...
  • Northwestern's Zack Oliver ready if called upon

    Northwestern's Zack Oliver ready if called upon
    On his third play in relief of quarterback Trevor Siemian, Zack Oliver unleashed a gorgeous pass that Pierre Youngblood-Ary snagged for a 54-yard touchdown. So Siemian has been joking with Oliver: Hey, Zack, are you going to break my ankle? Funny....
  • Game slowing down for Northwestern's Chris Collins

     Game slowing down for Northwestern's Chris Collins
    Chris Collins intends to do a better job of pacing his players — and himself — during his second year as Northwestern's basketball coach. "I am a much better coach today than I was a year ago," Collins said. "There are a lot of things in...
  • Northwestern's Godwin Igwebuike opening eyes with his play

    Joel Stave rolled left and fired a pass down the middle, a desperation heave with 23 seconds to play. Godwin Igwebuike cut in front of Wisconsin receiver George Rushing and leaped, extending his left arm. "I went to bat it down," Igwebuike said, "and it...
  • Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski suspended for actions toward officials

    Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski suspended for actions toward officials
    Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski has been suspended one game by the Big Ten for actions after the team's loss to Northwestern on Sunday that were in violation of the conference's sportsmanship policy. As part of the penalty, the school has...
  • Preview: Northwestern at Minnesota

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Northwestern at Minnesota Northwestern rebounded from a rough start with three impressive victories and looks to maintain its lead in the Big Ten West Division at Minnesota on Saturday. Northwestern allowed only 27 points...
  • Preview: Illinois at Wisconsin

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Illinois at Wisconsin Although Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen was non-committal on who his starting quarterback would be when the Badgers host Illinois on Saturday, he indicated both Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy will play....
  • Downward spiral continues for Wolverines - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT If Michigan is one of the faces of the Big Ten, then the conference is sporting a black eye. The perennial power continued its slide to the bottom of the conference this weekend, losing 26-...
  • Freshmen shine in Wildcats' upset

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Freshman safety Godwin Igwebuike was Northwestern's indispensable man in last Saturday's 20-14 upset of then-No. 17 Wisconsin. On Monday he reaped the rewards, honored as Big Ten...
  • Gophers look to build off big win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The Gophers have put themselves in a position to accomplish something special in the Big Ten this season. Now they must take advantage of it. Minnesota is coming off a bye week after...