The Daily Northwestern

Rapid Reaction: Nebraska 27, Northwestern 24

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 2, 2013

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

What went right: Senior quarterback Kain Colter was a man on a mission throughout the game in Lincoln. He slid off tacklers and constantly made plays to keep drives alive. Colter said earlier this week he wasn’t feeling...

Rapid Reaction: Iowa 17, Northwestern 10

Rohan Nadkarni and John Paschall

October 26, 2013

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What went right: The Northwestern defense really picked up its play as the game went along. After being gashed for 65 rushing yards on Iowa's first drive, the defense began pushing back on the ground. The unit gave up...

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 0, Iowa 10

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

October 26, 2013

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The key: The ground game. Each team is trying to take control through its rushing attack. Iowa has had much more success so far, consistently opening up running lanes on offense. The Northwestern defense tightened slight...

Northwestern earns highest Graduation Success Rate for second straight year

Steven Montero, Sports Editor

October 24, 2013

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Northwestern may face challenges on the football field, but the Wildcats are kings of the classroom. The NCAA released its annual graduation success rates Thursday, and NU came in with 97 percent —   the top of the list among...

Rapid Reaction: Minnesota 20, Northwestern 17

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 19, 2013

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What went right: Redshirt freshman Stephen Buckley showed some nice flashes of playmaking ability on the Wildcats’ first scoring drive. With Venric Mark sidelined, Buckley has to be the speedy running back the offense need...

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 7, Minnesota 7

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

October 19, 2013

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The Key: Punts. This was a field position game for most of the first half. Northwestern ran the ball pretty well despite not having its two best ground attackers. Senior quarterback Kain Colter and senior running back V...

Football: Big Ten announces schedules for 2018, 2019

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 16, 2013

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The Big Ten announced Wednesday that Northwestern will open the 2018 season with a trip to West Lafayette to battle Purdue and will later take on Rutgers for the first time as conference rivals. The Wildcats will also play...

Football: Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 35, Northwestern 6

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 12, 2013

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What went right: Almost nothing went right for Northwestern on Saturday against Wisconsin. If there was one slight positive, it was the defense’s ability to create turnovers. Junior defensive backs Jimmy Hall and Ibrahei...

Football: Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 6, Wisconsin 21

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

October 12, 2013

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MADISON, Wis. — The key: Northwestern's offense has been the X-factor of today's game against Wisconsin. After clicking early, the unit fell apart and failed to move the ball down the field. Despite strong play from...

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern 20, Ohio State 13

October 5, 2013

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The Key: Northwestern leads Ohio State 20-13 going into halftime of tonight's contest at Ryan Field, and the defense is the reason. In two trips to the red zone, the Wildcats held the Buckeyes to just field goals each time....

‘College GameDay’ to broadcast from Northwestern

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

September 28, 2013

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ESPN's "College GameDay" will broadcast from Northwestern on Oct. 5, the network announced Saturday. The broadcast will preview the No. 17 Wildcats' Homecoming game against No. 4 Ohio State. The athletic department announced Monday that...