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Men’s Basketball: Foul trouble on four Wildcats defuses any rhythm in the second half

Men’s Basketball: Foul trouble on four Wildcats defuses any rhythm in the second half

Peter Warren, Web Editor

January 10, 2019


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

Men's Basketball For most of the season, Northwestern’s players, especially their core group, have been adroit at staying out of foul trouble. But against an Iowa outfit that was able to match up well with the Wildcats, foul trouble played a critical role for NU (10-6, 1-4 Big Ten) down th...

Wrestling: Amid up and down start, Northwestern looks for win against top ranked Penn State

Wrestling: Amid up and down start, Northwestern looks for win against top ranked Penn State

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

It’s been a tough beginning of the season for Northwestern (2-4, 0-1 Big Ten), which had an impressive early season victory against Virginia Tech and close losses to Stanford and North Dakota State. It’s getting more difficult from here, as the Wildcats are set to take on No. 1 Penn State (4-0,...

Rapid Recap: Iowa 73, Northwestern 63

Rapid Recap: Iowa 73, Northwestern 63

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 9, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Everything old is new again. In Northwestern’s (10-6, 1-4 Big Ten) 73-63 loss to Iowa (13-3, 2-3) on Wednesday, the foul shot was back in vogue and three-pointers were second thoughts. And for all the talk about a revamped perimeter approach that would feature the Wildcats...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 8, 2019


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

Women's Basketball For the first time this season, Northwestern found itself tied at the end of regulation on Tuesday. When a back-and-forth overtime left Michigan up by one point with just 12 seconds remaining, the Wildcats had one more chance to pull off their second-straight upset. ...

Men’s Basketball: Writers ruminate on an up-and-down start to Big Ten play

Men’s Basketball: Writers ruminate on an up-and-down start to Big Ten play

Andrew Golden and Peter Warren

January 8, 2019


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

Men's Basketball After falling to 0-3 in the Big Ten following three losses to ranked teams in the conference, Northwestern (10-5, 1-3 Big Ten) rebounded with a 68-66 win over Illinois on Sunday. Heading into another treacherous stretch against two more formidable opponents — Iowa on Wednesday and No. 2...

Captured: Holiday Bowl Game 2018

Captured: Holiday Bowl Game 2018

January 7, 2019


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Football, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Sports

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com.  Head coach Pat Fitzgerald isn't going anywhere, and he capped ...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern beats Illinois in a rivalry game with significant stakes

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern beats Illinois in a rivalry game with significant stakes

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 6, 2019


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

Men's Basketball It’s rare to have a head coach call a game early in conference play a “must-win,” but Chris Collins played that card on Jan. 6. And then his team delivered its most exciting one of the season. The offense wasn’t flowing much better than it had in Northwestern’s two...

Women’s Basketball: Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah closes out upset over No. 15 Spartans

Women’s Basketball: Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah closes out upset over No. 15 Spartans

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Women's Basketball Even though she’s been a stubborn thorn in the side of opponents for the last four years and a force on the offensive end since she dropped a 27-21 game in Nov. 2017, senior forward Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah had never taken a game in doubt and dictated the outcome with her play. ...

Wrestling: Sebastian Rivera wins first career Big Ten Wrestler of the Week honors

Wrestling: Sebastian Rivera wins first career Big Ten Wrestler of the Week honors

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 3, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Wrestling Northwestern sophomore Sebastian Rivera won the title at the Midlands championships and the first Big Ten Wrestler of the Week award of his career. He earned it by winning a 7-3 decision against previously undefeated No. 1 Spencer Lee of Iowa on December 30 and leading the Wildcats to th...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern dominated by No. 8 Michigan State in 81-55 loss

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern dominated by No. 8 Michigan State in 81-55 loss

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

January 3, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Basketball When Northwestern and Michigan State last met on Feb. 17, 2018, the game was defined by its second half: the Spartans, then ranked No. 2 in the country, mounted a 27-point comeback to squeak out a 65-60 win. When the two teams met again to start the new year, it was the first ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern blows past rival Illinois

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern blows past rival Illinois

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 1, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Women's Basketball After winning just four regular season conference games last year, Northwestern closed 2018 showing there’s more separation between the Wildcats and the bottom of the Big Ten this season. NU (8-5, 1-1 Big Ten) handed Illinois (8-5, 0-2 Big Ten) its first conference loss ...

Football: In final collegiate game, former lineman Trey Klock embraces moment in the spotlight

Football: In final collegiate game, former lineman Trey Klock embraces moment in the spotlight

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

January 1, 2019


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football SAN DIEGO — Trey Klock’s path to Northwestern was anything but direct. A three-star prospect from central Pennsylvania who played five different positions during high school — ranging from spots on the offensive and defensive line to tight end and even quarterback — he spent the firs...