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Men’s Tennis: New-look Wildcats start season against North Carolina State, Boise State

Men’s Tennis: New-look Wildcats start season against North Carolina State, Boise State

Benjy Apelbaum, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Tennis

Men's Tennis Last year, a 6-1 win over North Carolina State came at the peak of Northwestern’s season in February. It gave the team the best start in Wildcats history with a 10-0 record and a season-high No. 7 ranking. However, NU would lose six of its next seven matches and its season came to a close in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, sooner than seemed likely after that match ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes to even out record against Purdue

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes to even out record against Purdue

Cassidy Jackson, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Northwestern is a third of the way into its Big Ten schedule and sitting at a pivotal crossroads. The Wildcats (9-10, 2-3 Big Ten) have had an uneven season, but Thursday’s game at Purdue (12-7, 3-2) is what several players called an opportunity for NU to turn its year around. Jun...

Men’s Basketball: Reeling Wildcats looking for upset victory

Men’s Basketball: Reeling Wildcats looking for upset victory

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern is looking for answers. The Wildcats were supposed to be good. They opened the season ranked No. 19 in the country. They returned their five leading scorers from last year’s NCAA Tournament team, which won 24 games, the most in program history. But NU has struggl...

Fencing: Northwestern goes undefeated at Western Invitational

Fencing: Northwestern goes undefeated at Western Invitational

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports

Fencing After more than two months of not fencing in a collegiate competition, Northwestern did not appear to skip a beat in its return to action. The Wildcats went undefeated at Sunday’s Western Invitational in Palo Alto, California, marking the second time NU went undefeated at a tourname...

Pope: Face it, Northwestern won’t be dancing this March

Pope: Face it, Northwestern won’t be dancing this March

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Spending Spring Break 2017 in Salt Lake City was fun. The city was blessed with unseasonable warmth, the streetcars were packed with visitors to the NCAA Tournament, the ski slopes and Comic Con all at once, and best of all, Northwestern beat Vanderbilt in their first-ever dance. ...

Men’s basketball: Northwestern throttled by Indiana

Men’s basketball: Northwestern throttled by Indiana

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

January 15, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Last year, Northwestern suffered a heartbreaking loss at the buzzer in Bloomington. This year’s defeat wasn’t quite as close. The Wildcats (11-8, 2-4 Big Ten) came out flatter than two-month-old soda and stayed that way for the entirety of the 66-46 beatdown against Indian...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern opens winter season with win at SMU

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern opens winter season with win at SMU

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

January 15, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving Northwestern started the winter portion of its season Saturday the same way it ended the fall — with a victory. The Wildcats, who hadn’t competed since winning the TYR Invitational in mid-November, showed no signs of rust as they led host Southern Methodist from the outset...

Wrestling: Wildcats make statement in victory over Wisconsin

Wrestling: Wildcats make statement in victory over Wisconsin

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling Two winters ago, Northwestern travelled north to Madison for its final regular season dual and was dominated by Wisconsin, 38-3. What a difference two years makes. The No. 25 Wildcats (7-1, 2-1 Big Ten) flipped the script and upset the visiting No. 16 Badgers (4-1, 1-1) 18-14 on Fri...

Rapid Recap: Indiana 66, Northwestern 46

Rapid Recap: Indiana 66, Northwestern 46

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

January 14, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern produced one of its worst offensive performances in years in a 66-46 loss at Indiana on Sunday afternoon. Junior forward Vic Law and sophomore guard Isiah Brown led the Wildcats (11-8, 2-4 Big Ten) with 9 points each, while junior center Dererk Pardon added 8 poin...

Women’s Basketball: Flashy passes, finishes from Jordan Hamilton spark win over Wisconsin

Women’s Basketball: Flashy passes, finishes from Jordan Hamilton spark win over Wisconsin

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball One night after Bryant McIntosh powered the men’s team to victory, freshman guard Jordan Hamilton put on a clinic of her own in the Wildcats’ 69-60 win over Wisconsin. While McIntosh controlled the game as a distributor, dropping a school-record 16 assists, Hamilton led NU (9-...

Women’s Basketball: Strong down the stretch, Northwestern beats Wisconsin for second conference win

Women’s Basketball: Strong down the stretch, Northwestern beats Wisconsin for second conference win

Charlie Goldsmith, Assistant Sports Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Jordan Hamilton started the possession biting her jersey as she dribbled the ball up the floor, nervous in her first down-to-the-wire conference game. Then, she blew by a Wisconsin defender and converted an easy layup to give Northwestern a 61-56 lead with less than two minutes t...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats look to carry momentum into big game at Indiana

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats look to carry momentum into big game at Indiana

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Basketball Last year, the stars almost aligned. There was Indiana native Bryant McIntosh, watching his half court shot sail toward the hoop with a chance to knock off the most historically successful basketball program in his home state. The shot rimmed out, Northwestern lost, and McIntosh fe...