The Daily Northwestern

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 20, Illinois 17

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

November 30, 2013

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

The Key: Junior quarterback Trevor Siemian is playing admirably. Filling in for senior Kain Colter, who is missing his last game at Northwestern, Siemian has played the best he has all season. He already has more than 200 ya...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 72, Gardner-Webb 59

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

November 25, 2013

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What went right: Alex Olah led the way for Northwestern in the first half. The sophomore center had a team-high 8 points to go along with three rebounds in the opening 20 minutes and finished the game with a career-high 18...

Rapid Reaction: Michigan State 30, Northwestern 6

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 23, 2013

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What went right: The passing attack showed a lot of improvement on Saturday against Michigan State. The Spartans are known for their stout defense and to see the Wildcats moving the ball down the field was refreshing. The ...

Halftime Reaction: Michigan State 14, Northwestern 6

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

November 23, 2013

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The key: Coach Pat Fitzgerald's infuriating play calling. Two punts inside Michigan State territory preceded two touchdown drives from the Spartans. On offense, Fitzgerald called for two field goals inside the red zone, in...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 63, IUPUI 61

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2013

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What went right: Not too much. Northwestern’s scoring was balanced, with no player tallying more than 12 points, but all five starters finishing with at least 8. Freshman Nate Taphorn and redshirt freshman Sanjay Lumpkin k...

Field Hockey: Parskey, Puffenberger, Mccarthy named All-Region

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Three members of Northwestern's field hockey team were named first-team Longstreth/NFHCA All-West Region selections Tuesday. Senior forward Nikki Parsley, senior midfielder Tara Puffenberger and sophomore defender Lisa McCarthy are now eligible for...

Rapid Reaction: Michigan 27, Northwestern 19 in triple overtime

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 16, 2013

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What went right: The defenders had another gutsy performance on Saturday against Michigan. They’ve been playing very well as a unit ever since Northwestern’s loss to Wisconsin. The group did an outstanding job o...

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 6, Michigan 3

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

November 16, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The key:  Ineptitude. Northwestern showed why it's 0-5 in the Big Ten, and Michigan showed why it's an underdog to a team 0-5 in the Big Ten. Both teams dropped passes, the Wildcats dropped three interceptions and the Wolverin...

Wrestling: Three No. 1 recruits sign Letters of Intent

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

November 13, 2013

Filed under Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Three No. 1 recruits officially announced their plans to attend Northwestern on Wednesday, signing their National Letters of Intent. Stevan Micic at 125 pounds, Bryce Brill at 157 pounds and Johnny Sebastian at 178/184 pounds...

Men’s Basketball: University announces 2014 recruiting class

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2013

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

Northwestern officially announced its four-player 2014 recruiting class Wednesday. The group, which will matriculate in fall 2014, includes forwards Vic Law and Gavin Skelly and guards Scottie Lindsey and Bryant McIntosh. ESPN.com...