The Daily Northwestern

Football: Offensive line coach Adam Cushing to become head coach at Eastern Illinois

Football: Offensive line coach Adam Cushing to become head coach at Eastern Illinois

Ella Brockway, Reporter

December 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Football Northwestern offensive line coach Adam Cushing will leave the program and become the head coach at Eastern Illinois, the Chicago Tribune reported today. According to a press release from Eastern Illinois, Cushing will be announced as the head coach of the Panthers at a press confere...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats overwhelmed in paint in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats overwhelmed in paint in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

December 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball The return of Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah was supposed to give Northwestern a paint presence the Wildcats sorely missed in Wednesday’s loss at No. 20 DePaul after she left the game less than a minute in due to injury. The senior forward had a good game Sunday against No. 18 ...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats drop third-straight game in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats drop third-straight game in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Ella Brockway, Reporter

December 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball For a moment in the third quarter of Northwestern’s nonconference matchup against No. 18 Marquette on Sunday, it seemed as though the Wildcats had put Wednesday’s defeat to No. 20 DePaul — one in which they’d scored a whopping 32 points in the first quarter before losing by 16...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats live by the three against DePaul

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats live by the three against DePaul

Stephen Council, Reporter

December 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball After Northwestern’s abysmal first half Saturday, it looked like the Wildcats would need a fundamental shift in their offense to come back from a 41-29 halftime deficit. In the end, all it took was making more three-point shots . NU hosted local rival DePaul in a crowded Welsh-Ryan...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats go on late run to secure comeback victory against DePaul

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats go on late run to secure comeback victory against DePaul

Andy Marquardt, Reporter

December 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball Northwestern came back from a 15-point deficit in the second half against in-state rival DePaul on Saturday to ensure a 75-68 victory in a tightly-contested home matchup. With just under ten minutes left, DePaul guard Devin Gage hit a two-point jumper that put the Blue Demon...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 75, DePaul 68

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 75, DePaul 68

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

December 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball If the last minute of Tuesday’s game against Michigan made it seem that no one on the Wildcats had what it takes to make pivotal shots down the stretch of the game, then several different Northwestern players eased those concerns with one made three after another in the second ha...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses to DePaul despite early double-digit lead

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses to DePaul despite early double-digit lead

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball The old adage that “history repeats itself” proved itself to be true yet again Wednesday at McGrath-Phillips Arena in Chicago. Last December, Northwestern jumped out to an 18-point lead in the first quarter against DePaul at Beardsley Gym, but ended up losing the game b...

Men’s Basketball: NU returns from 15 point deficit only to fall by two to No. 5 Michigan

Men’s Basketball: NU returns from 15 point deficit only to fall by two to No. 5 Michigan

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Basketball Four winters ago, Tre Demps hit two game-tying three-pointers — one with 2.4 left in regulation and another with 3.2 left in OT — in a 82-78 win over Michigan. Two winters ago, Dererk Pardon buried the most consequential and infamous shot in Northwestern history against th...

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon shines once again against Michigan

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon shines once again against Michigan

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball The last time Northwestern played against Michigan in Welsh-Ryan Arena, then-sophomore center Dererk Pardon hit the game-winning shot that essentially made the Wildcats a lock for the NCAA Tournament. Unfortunately for NU, the Cats didn’t have the same luck Tuesday, losing 62-60...

Rapid Recap: Michigan 62, Northwestern 60

Rapid Recap: Michigan 62, Northwestern 60

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball In its second Big Ten matchup of the season, Northwestern had a tough opponent— No. 5 Michigan. After a slow start, the Wildcats (6-3, 0-2 Big Ten) came back from being down by as much as 15 to the Wolverines (9-0, 2-0 Big Ten) early in the second half, but lost a heartbreaker 62-6...

Football: Northwestern to face Utah in Holiday Bowl

Football: Northwestern to face Utah in Holiday Bowl

Jonah Dylan, Managing Editor

December 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football After a wild season that included a Saturday loss against Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game, Northwestern now knows its postseason destination: the Holiday Bowl. The No. 22 Wildcats (8-5, 8-1 Big Ten) will face off with No. 17 Utah (9-4, 6-3 Pac 12) in the game, which will be played at SDCCU Stadium on New Year’s Eve in San Diego. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. CST. The Cats started the season with a 1-3 record, but the...

Warren: When experiencing history, appreciate the good memories

Warren: When experiencing history, appreciate the good memories

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

December 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

INDIANAPOLIS — As junior running back John Moten broke through the final wave of the defense in the first quarter Saturday, the collective of Northwestern fans in the northeast corner of Lucas Oil Stadium burst into excitement. When he hit the 50, I jumped for joy. When he blew past the 30, I almost...