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Women’s Basketball: Behind Burton and Pulliam, No. 18 Northwestern wins sixth straight

Women’s Basketball: Behind Burton and Pulliam, No. 18 Northwestern wins sixth straight

Drew Schott, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Women's Basketball Against the Big Ten’s best scoring defense, No. 18 Northwestern played like the conference’s best team. Junior guard Lindsey Pulliam and sophomore guard Veronica Burton combined to score 50 points as the Wildcats (23-3, 13-2 Big Ten) defeated the Scarlet Knights (18-8...

Northwestern tennis sweep UIC 4-0 in unconventional match format

Northwestern tennis sweep UIC 4-0 in unconventional match format

Grayson Welo, Reporter

February 20, 2020

With only one more match until the start of the Big Ten season, Northwestern women’s tennis (3-4) started to gradually gain momentum with its third win of the season but continues to struggle against ranked teams. The Wildcats returned to Combe Tennis Center for two matches on Sunday, following...

Warren’s World: Northwestern lacrosse is going to get even better

Warren’s World: Northwestern lacrosse is going to get even better

Peter Warren, Sports Columnist

February 20, 2020

Northwestern’s offense was not supposed to be this good — at least this quickly. In theory, a team losing the leading scorer in school history would result in a drop in offensive efficiency. But, that hasn’t been the case so far for the Wildcats. Although they’ve only played four games, this...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s offense falls flat in loss to No. 7 Maryland

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s offense falls flat in loss to No. 7 Maryland

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

February 19, 2020

Men's Basketball COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Northwestern last beat Maryland on March 10, 2017. To put that into perspective, Kawhi Leonard was still plying his trade for the San Antonio Spurs and President Donald Trump had only just taken office two months prior. That team, led by Bryant McIntosh an...

Men’s Basketball: Ryan Young impresses in Northwestern’s loss to No. 7 Maryland

Men’s Basketball: Ryan Young impresses in Northwestern’s loss to No. 7 Maryland

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

February 19, 2020

Men's Basketball COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Jalen Smith is one of the Big Ten’s best players. A projected first-round NBA draft pick, Maryland’s sophomore forward entered Tuesday night’s game having recorded eight straight double-doubles, and he extended that streak against Northwestern in emphati...