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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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  • 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...
  • Pat Fitzgerald personally asks NU fans to renew tickets

    Pat Fitzgerald personally asks NU fans to renew tickets
    Pat Fitzgerald wants YOU to renew your Northwestern football season tickets. And that’s not you in the generic sense. Coming off back-to-back 5-7 seasons, the Northwestern coach recorded more than 100 personalized video messages that were...
  • Evaluating Terps players at the midway point of the Big Ten schedule

    Evaluating Terps players at the midway point of the Big Ten schedule
    As Maryland begins the second half of its first Big Ten season Wednesday against Penn State, we are going to take a look at the individual performances of the players and the coaching of Mark Turgeon to see which way they are trending and what each has to...
  • Terps now trending toward a No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament projections

    Terps now trending toward a No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament projections
    The Super Bowl is in the rearview mirror, meaning there's no good reason not to start dedicating most of your sports attention toward the NCAA tournament. Maryland is still in great shape to return to the Big Dance for the first time since 2010, but the...
  • Northwestern stumbles in 2nd half, loses to Purdue

    Northwestern stumbles in 2nd half, loses to Purdue
    Purdue and its animated legion of fans made themselves right at home Saturday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena, handing Northwestern its seventh straight loss, 68-60. The Boilermakers (14-8, 6-3 Big Ten) used a 21-4 run to start the second half to erase the...
  • Northwestern Game Day: Looking to end misery against Purdue

    Northwestern Game Day: Looking to end misery against Purdue
    After six straight losses, Northwestern is almost at a loss for words to explain their heart-wrenching defeats. Saturday evening the Wildcats try to put an end to the nonsense when they host Purdue. The margin of defeat for Northwestern in the last five...
  • Terps are still in good shape, but there are areas for improvement

    Terps are still in good shape, but there are areas for improvement
    The Maryland men’s basketball team's overall record and body of work throughout the 2014-15 season have put the Terps in far better position to secure the program's first NCAA tournament bid since Mark Turgeon took over four years ago. Though...
  • NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan

    NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When is enough, enough? Northwestern coach Chris Collins is left wondering after his team dropped a 56-54 heart-breaker Saturday night to Michigan at the Crisler Center. The Wildcats have lost four straight. "It's not easy...
  • In worst loss of season, No. 16 Terps can't hang with Ohio State, 80-56

    In worst loss of season, No. 16 Terps can't hang with Ohio State, 80-56
    A last-second win Sunday over Northwestern at Xfinity Center might have helped the No. 16 Maryland men's basketball team's national ranking, its spot in the Big Ten Conference standings and, maybe, its wavering confidence. It did little to hide the...
  • Maryland-Ohio State matchup features two of Big Ten's top freshmen

    Maryland-Ohio State matchup features two of Big Ten's top freshmen
    Going into last week, Melo Trimble had won a majority of his individual matchups as a freshman at Maryland, including several in the Big Ten. Trimble was then badly outplayed by Indiana's Yogi Ferrell and outscored by fellow freshman James Blackmon Jr....
  • Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom
    Before adoring fans called him "The Moose" or "Joe College" or "Frank the Tank," Frank Kaminsky was known simply as "Frankie" or "Little Frank." All year round, Little Frank would tag along with his 6-foot-10 dad to gyms around Chicago to watch "Big...