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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern to play North Carolina State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

May 8, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern will face North Carolina State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this season, the program announced today. The Wildcats are 6-8 all-time in the interconference series, and have won four of their last five games in the...

Baseball: Former Northwestern pitcher hospitalized during MLB game

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 7, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Former Northwestern and current Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hospitalized tonight after being struck in the head with a line drive. Happ was pitching in the bottom of the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays...

Lacrosse: Northwestern receives No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

May 5, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

In one week, Northwestern begins its quest for an eighth national title. The Wildcats received the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play the winner of the Stanford-Notre Dame matchup May 12 at Lakeside Field in their...

Updated: World of Beer calls off Illinois’ Coaches Caravan stop

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 1, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Top Stories, Wildcat Extra

Update, 8:30 p.m.: World of Beer owner Ted Mavrakis said his decision was influenced by the student response. "I don't want to alienate the community in which we live, so I made the decision," Mavrakis said. Original story: Illinois is no...

What the new Big Ten divisions mean for Northwestern

John Paschall, Reporter

April 30, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Paschall's Point, Sports Blogs

In the Big Ten Conference, geography now matters more than ever. The conference on Sunday announced its new divisional alignments, set to debut in 2014. Northwestern joins Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin...

Football: Wildcats set to host Buckeyes in prime-time matchup

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

April 29, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern will take on Ohio State at home Oct. 5 before a prime-time audience, ESPN announced this afternoon. The contest will kick off at 7 p.m. and likely feature two top-20 teams in a conference showdown. It will air...

4 Northwestern football players moving on to NFL

John Paschall, Reporter

April 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

More than 250 picks went by in the 2013 NFL Draft, and no Northwestern football players heard their names called. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end of the road for a handful of graduating NU seniors. Defensive lineman Brian Ar...

Northwestern to play in Big Ten’s new West Division

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

April 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern is out of the Legends and in with the West. The Big Ten Conference will scrap its current divisions in favor of a geographic split that will start in 2014, the conference announced Sunday. NU will join Illinois,...

Illinois athletic event in Evanston stirs controversy

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

April 26, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Northwestern-Illinois rivalry is heating up, but not on the football field or basketball court. The Fighting Illini announced Wednesday they will bring their annual coaches caravan to Evanston with a May 8 stop at World...

Stat up, Stat down for football 2013

John Paschall, Reporter

April 13, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Paschall's Point, Sports Blogs

With spring practice coming to a close Saturday, let's take a look at some statistics from last year and make some (really) early predictions on which direction they will be heading next year. But first, here's a number to...