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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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  • Morgan State falls to Virginia Tech, 83-63, in men's basketball

    After taking an early lead, the visiting Morgan State men's basketball team could not stop Virginia Tech guard Adam Smith, who hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points in the Hokies' 83-63 victory Sunday. Guard Devin Wilson had 10 points, seven...
  • Grading Illinois' performance against Northwestern

    Grading Illinois' performance against Northwestern
    Illinois lived to play another day. The Illini put on a performance Saturday in their 47-33 victory against Northwestern that made the progression from the start of the Big Ten season to the end easy to judge. The defense was stronger than ever. The...
  • For college football coaches coming and going, it's all about location

    Like real estate, everything about a college football head coaching job comes down to three things: Location, location, location. The value of each victory depends largely on where a head coach works. Losses tax each guy's career differently. You always...
  • Northwestern routs Mississippi Valley State, hits century mark

    Northwestern routs Mississippi Valley State, hits century mark
    One-hand jams, two-hand flushes, breakaway dunks. After three straight losses, Northwestern needed a reason to have fun and smile on the court Sunday. The Wildcats plastered Mississippi Valley State 101-49 at Welsh-Ryan Arena, hitting the century mark...
  • Big Ten West should have a wild finish

     Big Ten West should have a wild finish
    Who would have imagined that Big Ten football would provide the fall's most compelling pennant race? The Big Ten West won't produce a wild card, only a winner that advances to the conference title game in Indianapolis. With four weeks left, Nebraska...
  • Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern keeps making same mistakes

     Pat Fitzgerald: Northwestern keeps making same mistakes
    It's heavy stuff, this malaise afflicting Northwestern football. There are the obvious problems: The Wildcats have scored seven points in their last three halves; their 4.4 yards per play ranks 123rd of 128 FBS teams; and injured receivers Miles Shuler,...
  • Saturday's matchup: Michigan at Northwestern

    Saturday's matchup: Michigan at Northwestern
    TV/radio: 2:30 p.m. Saturday; ESPN2; WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Line: Michigan by 1 1/2. Records: Michigan 4-5, 2-3 Big Ten; Northwestern 3-5, 2-3. Last meeting: Michigan won 27-19 in triple overtime on Nov. 16, 2013, in Evanston. On the offensive:...
  • Northwestern rolls 102-52 over McKendree in exhibition

    Northwestern rolls 102-52 over McKendree in exhibition
    The plan was to give his young players an opportunity to become acclimated to playing in game conditions at Welsh-Ryan Arena during Friday night's exhibition game against McKendree. As it turned out, coach Chris Collins' young Wildcats made themselves...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Against-the-spread picks are a 50-50 proposition, yet I've had one winning week out of 10. Clearly the time has come to, as Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald would say, "embrace the suck." By the way, that does not mean embrace being terrible. It's...
  • Auburn fumbles away chances to stay atop College Football Playoff race

    Auburn's amazing streak of having everything goes its way during a championship run might have ended in Saturday's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M. It seemed impossible third-ranked Auburn would lose at home, even after trailing by 10 points with 7:54 left....
  • Top-seeded Terps fall to Northwestern in Big Ten field hockey championship

    Top-seeded Terps fall to Northwestern in Big Ten field hockey championship
    Third-seeded Northwestern claimed its first Big Ten Conference tournament championship in field hockey at Phyllis Ocker Field in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Sunday with a 3-1 upset of top-seeded Maryland. Lisa McCarthy scored the first goal of the game for the...