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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to Purdue on Senior Day, 70-57

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to Purdue on Senior Day, 70-57

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

March 11, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Dererk Pardon teared up as he entered the court at the new Welsh-Ryan Arena for the final time as a Northwestern player. As he watched the tribute video prepared for him and his fellow seniors on the Jumbotron and heard the crowd sing his name in unison, Pardon let it out. ...

‘History Made’: Aubrey Roberts lands two-time All-American status

‘History Made’: Aubrey Roberts lands two-time All-American status

Troy Closson and Jonah Dylan

March 10, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Aubrey Roberts just can't be stopped. This Friday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, the junior made history — again. She became the first woman in Northwestern history to earn All-American honors at the meet after her 10th-place finish in the 5,000-meter event. Roberts crossed...

Rapid Recap: Purdue 70 Northwestern 57

Rapid Recap: Purdue 70 Northwestern 57

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 9, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Vic Law was carried off the floor on his Senior Day, the worst possible ending to a last-place season. With just over eight minutes remaining, he collided knees with Purdue’s Carsen Edwards– he fell hard to the ground and stayed there for a few minutes. Friday, Law took to...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats continue tradition of player-designed jerseys for Saturday’s Senior Day

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats continue tradition of player-designed jerseys for Saturday’s Senior Day

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

March 9, 2019


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

Exactly two weeks after the ’90s Night theme against Wisconsin, Northwestern is turning back the clock again. The Wildcats (13-17, 4-15 Big Ten) will debut a new set of ’90s-inspired uniforms custom-designed by the team’s seniors for their final home game of the season against No. 11 Purdue (2...

Warren: With Senior Day Saturday, what is the legacy of Northwestern’s seniors?

Warren: With Senior Day Saturday, what is the legacy of Northwestern’s seniors?

Peter Warren, Web Editor

March 8, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Six Northwestern players will be honored during the Wildcats’ (13-17, 4-15 Big Ten) Senior Day festivities Saturday. They’ll form arguably the most unique senior class of players in the country, as all six are completely different basketball players from one another. Those...

Wrestling: Northwestern heads into Big Ten Tournament in Minnesota on a high note

Wrestling: Northwestern heads into Big Ten Tournament in Minnesota on a high note

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling It’s March, when the grind of the regular season officially gives way to postseason tournaments for Northwestern. In the two weeks since their last dual, a 36-7 rout over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Wildcats (5-10, 2-7 Big Ten) have focused extensively on rest and recovery, ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern watches Michigan State run big to end its season

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern watches Michigan State run big to end its season

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball When Northwestern’s only senior checked out of the game with 5:28 left in the third quarter and her team up one point, it didn’t seem like Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah had played the last meaningful minutes of her career. The senior center, one of the best post players in the con...

Fencing: Eleven Wildcats set to compete for NCAA Championships berths

Fencing: Eleven Wildcats set to compete for NCAA Championships berths

Stephen Council, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports

Fencing Maddy Curzon already has three strikes at the Midwest Regionals — in three consecutive years at this event she’s failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships. But the senior sabre is back on the big stage, along with 11 of her teammates, traveling to Notre Dame. Every fencer has on...

Lacrosse: Wildcats to face goliath Boston College

Lacrosse: Wildcats to face goliath Boston College

Karim Noorani, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse It’s starting to look like just another season for No. 9 Northwestern. The Wildcats (4-2) have put up impressive performances versus middling teams such as Canisius and Louisville but failed, for the third straight time, to topple powerhouse North Carolina last week. Saturday night...

Baseball: Northwestern looks for first series win of the season on the road against Missouri

Baseball: Northwestern looks for first series win of the season on the road against Missouri

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball For most teams, losing six of the first 10 games might not generate a ton of excitement. But for Northwestern, there is no shortage of confidence heading into this weekend’s series against Missouri. Having beaten strong programs in California, Duke and Georgia Tech, the Wildcats (4-6)...

Men’s Basketball: Joy in Mudville as Northwestern beats Ohio State

Men’s Basketball: Joy in Mudville as Northwestern beats Ohio State

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


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

Men's Basketball After 10 consecutive conference losses, even coach Chris Collins was injured. He said he wishes he had a story of getting hurt on the court, punching a whiteboard or striking the floor with such force that he started to bleed. He wishes it happened as he tried to light a fire under...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats take advantage of Wesson-less Ohio State in first half en route to win

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats take advantage of Wesson-less Ohio State in first half en route to win

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

March 7, 2019


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

Men's Basketball There were only 35 seconds in Wednesday’s game between Northwestern and Ohio State when the Wildcats didn’t hold the lead — the first 35 seconds. Senior forward Vic Law opened the matchup with a jumper from the top of the key as the shot clock hit zero to give NU an e...