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Wildcat Extra: Nov. 22

Wildcat Extra: Nov. 22

Tanner Maxwell and Christine Nguyen

November 22, 2013

On the final episode of Wildcat Extra, sports reporter Rohan Nadkarni highlights the Wildcats' senior members. Senior sports reporters John Paschall and Josh Walfish weigh in on the biggest moments of the seniors' past seasons and make predictions on Saturday's game against the Spartans.

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats pull out nail-biter against Jaguars

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

November 22, 2013

It was another slow start for Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena. After handily defeating Illinois-Chicago on Wednesday by a 35-point margin, the Wildcats (3-2) struggled early against the IUPUI Jaguars (2-4), but recovered to capture a dramatic 63-61 victory. Redshirt senior forward Drew Crawford,...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 63, IUPUI 61

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2013

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 kept the team afloat in the first half, and senior forward Drew Crawford ca...

Family of James Foley honors one year anniversary of his capture

Family of James Foley honors one year anniversary of his capture

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

November 22, 2013

Six weeks after James Foley (Medill ‘08) was captured in Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012, his family launched an international campaign to gather information about the freelance journalist’s location. On the first anniversary of his capture, his parents have called for Friday to be a global day...

Gameday: Nadkarni: Looking forward to the future of Kain Colter

Gameday: Nadkarni: Looking forward to the future of Kain Colter

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor

November 22, 2013

I couldn’t wait for Kain Colter to get off the field. That was my first memory of him. I arrived at Northwestern my freshman year completely swept up in the Dan Persa hype. For all I knew, our normal starting quarterback was a legitimate Heisman contender. But the first football game I ever watched,...