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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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  • National lacrosse roundup: Denver men defeat Notre Dame, 11-10, in OT

    National lacrosse roundup: Denver men defeat Notre Dame, 11-10, in OT
    From Sun staff reports Zach Miller scored the tying goal with 1:19 left in regulation, and then the winner with 3:18 to go in overtime to lift the No. 4 Denver men's lacrosse team over visiting No. 3 Notre Dame, 11-10. Miller and Maryland transfer...
  • No. 4 Terps women beat No. 24 Northwestern, 74-63, advance to Big Ten tournament final

    No. 4 Terps women beat No. 24 Northwestern, 74-63, advance to Big Ten tournament final
    Her team trailing by nine points in the first half and with two starters in foul trouble, Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese hardly flinched when turning to the bench to get the fourth-ranked Terps out of their rut. The reserves delivered...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland eliminates Northwestern from Big Ten women's tournament

    Maryland eliminates Northwestern from Big Ten women's tournament
    Nia Coffey needed less than half of a half Saturday to top her 15.7 points-per-game average. Northwestern then spent a half-and-a-half trying to back up Ashley Deary's words from Friday that there's "not going to be a team that's going to stop us"...
  • Lexie Brown's 27 points help Maryland women top Michigan State in Big Ten quarterfinals

    Lexie Brown's 27 points help Maryland women top Michigan State in Big Ten quarterfinals
    The last time Maryland's Lexie Brown played a game in the Chicago area, she got into early foul trouble, logged her fewest minutes in a Big Ten game and was unable to settle into an offensive flow in the regular-season finale. Five days later in the Big...
  • Northwestern gets best of Rutgers in Big Ten tourney quarterfinals

    Northwestern gets best of Rutgers in Big Ten tourney quarterfinals
    Ashley Deary made it look as easy as 1-2-3-4 on Friday. Northwestern’s 62-57 victory against Rutgers in a Big Ten quarterfinal Friday at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates was anything but. After going 0-for-0 from the field in the first half,...
  • Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Iowa

    Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Iowa
    TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; BTN, WGN-AM 720. Records: Northwestern 15-15, 6-11 Big Ten; Iowa 20-10, 11-6. Fred Mitchell's quick look: The Wildcats have won five of six, including Tuesday night's double-overtime thriller against Michigan. The Hawkeyes...
  • Northwestern focused on wins, not NIT

     Northwestern focused on wins, not NIT
    Making the NIT might not happen for Northwestern, but the Wildcats have defied the odds on occasion already this season. Entering their regular-season finale Saturday at Iowa, the Wildcats are 15-15 overall and 6-11 in the Big Ten. They have won five...