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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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  • Northwestern doesn't have a basketball culture to attract student fans

    Northwestern doesn't have a basketball culture to attract student fans
    Northwestern won its fourth straight Big Ten game Wednesday at Welsh-Ryan Arena, beating tournament-bound Indiana. But many students probably didn't even know the game was happening, and a number of the ones who did didn't go. Northwestern doesn't...
  • Tre Demps clutch 3s help Northwestern to 82-78 victory in double overtime

    Tre Demps clutch 3s help Northwestern to 82-78 victory in double overtime
    As much as this Northwestern basketball season has been about building for the future, there was no forgetting the upperclassmen when the Wildcats outlasted Michigan 82-78 in double overtime Tuesday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Coach Chris Collins...
  • Northwestern's JerShon Cobb knows what Derrick Rose is going through

    Northwestern's JerShon Cobb knows what Derrick Rose is going through
    JerShon Cobb hasn't worn matching shoes since October. Or maybe it's November. The Northwestern swingman has injured so many body parts on so many occasions, the timeline sometimes gets fuzzy. Cobb sat on the bench Wednesday night during NU's game...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mark Turgeon says close win over Northwestern should help Terps 'figure out how to get better'

    Mark Turgeon says close win over Northwestern should help Terps 'figure out how to get better'
    On the morning after one of the most exciting wins in his four years at Maryland, Mark Turgeon made it clear that he didn't think his Terps were totally deserving of their 68-67 victory Sunday over Northwestern at Xfinity Center. Speaking on the Big Ten...
  • Safety Trae Williams commits to Northwestern

    Safety Trae Williams commits to Northwestern
    Northwestern received a commitment from safety Trae Williams of Athens, Ohio, according to 247Sports. The 6-foot, 195-pound Williams had been committed to Ohio, where his father, Jesse, is defensive line coach. He’s the 19th member of the...
  • Terps trail for most of game, rally for 68-67 win over Northwestern

    Terps trail for most of game, rally for 68-67 win over Northwestern
    Maryland quickly erased the memory of Thursday's blowout loss at Indiana by saying that the Hoosiers would have beaten any team in the country at Assembly Hall the way they shot the ball, particularly their 3-pointers. The No. 13 Terps made another...
  • Northwestern falls 69-67 after failing to get two critical non-calls

    Northwestern falls 69-67 after failing to get two critical non-calls
    The glass was not even half full for Northwestern Thursday night against Ohio State. Officials interpreted two possible goal tending calls as blocked shots off the glass as the Buckeyes topped the Wildcats 69-67 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "I saw...