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Women’s Basketball: Wildcats take down Tennessee-Martin, move to 3-0

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats take down Tennessee-Martin, move to 3-0

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball It wasn’t supposed to go like this. Last year, Northwestern cruised to an 82-59 win over Tennessee-Martin. This year, the Wildcats and Skyhawks were knotted at 50 with just over nine minutes remaining. Then senior guard Lydia Rohde drilled a 3-pointer, freshman guard Jordan Hamilton spla...

Football: Igwebuike, Queiro lead Wildcats secondary to season’s finish line

Football: Igwebuike, Queiro lead Wildcats secondary to season’s finish line

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Facing down Northwestern’s stout defensive front, which sits in 13th in the nation in rushing yards allowed, many opponents this year have given up on the running game. Instead, foes have tried to take advantage of the team’s secondary, a typically strong unit that has become a relative ...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern outlasts Michigan State, wins TYR Invitational

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern outlasts Michigan State, wins TYR Invitational

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving After trailing Michigan State following Friday’s events and leading by just two points entering Sunday, Northwestern pulled away from the Spartans on the final day of the TYR Invitational to win the home meet for the second straight year. Last season, the Wildcats edged Mich...

Football: Streaking Wildcats prepare for rivalry week against rebuilding Illinois

Football: Streaking Wildcats prepare for rivalry week against rebuilding Illinois

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football A win over Illinois on Saturday would give Northwestern almost twice as many Big Ten wins during its ongoing winning streak as the Fighting Illini have accumulated over the past three seasons combined. That’s a sobering testament to the state of the rivalry, which No. 23 NU (8-3, ...

By coming out, men’s soccer player Robbie White makes history

By coming out, men’s soccer player Robbie White makes history

Ella Brockway, Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Robbie White went to his first Engage meeting with a plan to sit in the back and just listen. It was February 2017. White, then a redshirt freshman goalkeeper on the Northwestern men’s soccer team, had played in two games during the 2016 season and was in the midst of grueling rehab for a broken...

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats fall in dramatic overtime defeat to No. 2 UCLA

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats fall in dramatic overtime defeat to No. 2 UCLA

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Northwestern was 25 yards away from a miracle. Junior midfielder Marisa Viggiano set up for a free kick just outside No. 2 UCLA’s goal box and sent the ball at the net, toward nine of her teammates desperate to seal one of the biggest upsets in program history. There was ...

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern breaks records, claims TYR Invitational title

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern breaks records, claims TYR Invitational title

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

November 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Sports Stories

Swimming and Diving Northwestern was a dominant force this weekend, besting seven teams in swimming and six in diving to win the annual TYR Invitational. The Wildcats (4-3) ended the three-day meet with 1190 points, while Big Ten rival Michigan State (4-4) finished second with 705. NU maintained ...

Men’s Basketball: No. 20 Northwestern railroaded by Texas Tech

Men’s Basketball: No. 20 Northwestern railroaded by Texas Tech

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 19, 2017


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

Men's Basketball Sometimes, it’s just not your day. Texas Tech took a 1-0 lead into the tip-off of its game against Northwestern on Sunday after the officials gave the Wildcats a rare pregame technical foul for not having their starters in the scorebook. No. 20 NU’s troubles only balloon...

Football: Wildcats embrace the muck in sloppy win over Minnesota

Football: Wildcats embrace the muck in sloppy win over Minnesota

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

November 18, 2017


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

Football Nature seemed intent on making Northwestern’s Senior Day one to remember. Ryan Field saw heavy sheets of rain before kickoff, and the cold and soggy weather continued throughout most of the game. The No. 23 Wildcats (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten) didn’t seem bothered by the elements, taking c...

Football: Justin Jackson stars on Senior Day as Wildcats crush Minnesota

Football: Justin Jackson stars on Senior Day as Wildcats crush Minnesota

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 18, 2017


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

Football At the same stadium where he ran for more than 2,500 yards over four seasons and became a fan favorite known ubiquitously as “The Ball Carrier,” Justin Jackson played one last game Saturday. The senior running back made sure it was a finale to remember. On a muddy, sleet-sodden Ryan Field turf, Jackson juked and cut his way to 166 rushing yards as the No. 23 Wildcats (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten) blasted their w...

Football: Firing on all cylinders, No. 23 Northwestern blanks Minnesota 39-0

Football: Firing on all cylinders, No. 23 Northwestern blanks Minnesota 39-0

Max Gelman, Reporter

November 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Football Facing a lackluster Minnesota team, Northwestern made sure its seniors went out with a bang. The No. 23 Wildcats (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten) ran over, around and through the Golden Gophers (5-6, 2-6) on Saturday, rolling past Minnesota 39-0. Senior running back Justin Jackson provided nearly half...

Rapid Recap: No. 20 Northwestern 82, La Salle 74

Rapid Recap: No. 20 Northwestern 82, La Salle 74

Aidan Markey, Digital Managing Editor

November 18, 2017


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

Men's Basketball There was a different Northwestern team on the court Saturday. Following a loss to Creighton in which the No. 20 Wildcats (3-1) gave up 92 points, NU bounced back and dominated La Salle (3-1) in a 82-74 win in the semifinals of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off on Satu...