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Men’s Tennis: Northwestern rebounds after Friday loss against Indiana to take down Louisville

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern rebounds after Friday loss against Indiana to take down Louisville

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis After suffering its first Big Ten loss of the season on Friday to Indiana, Northwestern eked out a nailbiter against Louisville 4-3 on Sunday. Down 3-2 with just two singles matches left to finish, the Wildcats needed to win both against the Cardinals to avoid losing their third s...

Softball: Pitching staff carries Northwestern to 3-1 weekend at Stanford Invitational

Softball: Pitching staff carries Northwestern to 3-1 weekend at Stanford Invitational

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball STANFORD, Calif. — Any inconsistencies Northwestern’s offense has have been covered up by the Wildcats’ stellar pitching staff. NU pitchers allowed three runs, just one of which was earned, at the Stanford Invitational as the Cats (14-4) won three of their four games. Sophomore Ke...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats fall on the road to downstate rival Illinois 72-63

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats fall on the road to downstate rival Illinois 72-63

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


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

Men's Basketball CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Heading into Sunday’s game against Illinois, Northwestern had an opportunity to do something it had only had one chance to get before: complete a season sweep of an opponent. After the first half of their game against Illinois (11-18, 7-11 Big Ten), the Wildcats...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern handles Illinois press as well as anyone, commit only eight turnovers

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern handles Illinois press as well as anyone, commit only eight turnovers

Peter Warren, Web Editor

March 4, 2019


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

Men's Basketball CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — After Trent Frazier hit the first basket of the game for Illinois, a 3-pointer from the top of the arc, he did not run back down the court. Instead, he hustled his spot in the Fighting Illini’s 1-2-2 full court press, a staple of coach Brad Underwood’s defe...

Cross Country: Aubrey Roberts qualifies for 5,000-meter race at NCAA Indoor Championships

Cross Country: Aubrey Roberts qualifies for 5,000-meter race at NCAA Indoor Championships

Troy Closson, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country Aubrey Roberts is Birmingham bound. After a fall cross country campaign for the record books, the Wisconsin native gained All-American status when Roberts finished November’s NCAA Championships race in 18th place in a field of 255 runners. Now, the powerhouse has the chanc...

Women’s Basketball: With loss, NU set as 8th seed in upcoming Big Ten Tournament

Women’s Basketball: With loss, NU set as 8th seed in upcoming Big Ten Tournament

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

March 3, 2019


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

Women's Basketball In the last game of the regular season, Northwestern did not have enough in the tank to pull off an upset in a clash with Iowa on its Senior Night in Iowa City. The Wildcats (16-13, 9-9 Big Ten) kept the game within reach in the first half but were absolutely outclassed af...

Rapid Recap: Illinois 81, Northwestern 76

Rapid Recap: Illinois 81, Northwestern 76

Andrew Golden and Peter Warren

March 3, 2019


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

Men's Basketball CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The theme for Northwestern’s game against Illinois on Sunday was double figures. For the Wildcats, four players reached double-digit scoring — senior center Dererk Pardon, graduate guard Ryan Taylor, junior forward A.J. Turner and freshman forward Mille...

Men’s Basketball: Poor shooting, turnovers plague Cats as they lose ninth straight to Minnesota

Men’s Basketball: Poor shooting, turnovers plague Cats as they lose ninth straight to Minnesota

Gabby Birenbaum, Social Media Editor

March 1, 2019


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

Men's Basketball A lot happened this February — Virginia underwent political turmoil, Chicago held an election and the Patriots won the Super Bowl. One thing that never happened? A win for Northwestern. The Wildcats relinquished a 3-2 lead in the first minute of the game and remained...

Ryan Taylor continues to struggle against Minnesota

Ryan Taylor continues to struggle against Minnesota

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


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

When Northwestern lined up to face Minnesota Thursday night, there wasn’t anything unusual about the starting lineup. Seniors Vic Law and Dererk Pardon were starting alongside junior forward Aaron Falzon, sophomore guard Anthony Gaines and graduate guard Ryan Taylor. While Law and Pardon were two...

The Daily Bounce: NU Players in Review, “Over/Under,” Preferred Tournament Foe?

The Daily Bounce: NU Players in Review, “Over/Under,” Preferred Tournament Foe?

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Audio, Football, Men's Basketball, Multimedia, Sports, The Daily Bounce

The Daily Bounce is somehow still alive as we keep talking Northwestern hoops. On the first segment of today's show, we look at the highs and lows from the season's of four players who will return next season and try and predict how they'll do. After the break, we play another old favorite (starts at 11:...

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern ready to rebound from loss to Columbia as they play in Indiana and Louisville this weekend

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern ready to rebound from loss to Columbia as they play in Indiana and Louisville this weekend

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Being shutout in a match is never ideal, but against Columbia, the 10th best team in the country, the loss provided plenty of motivation heading into Northwestern’s weekend matches against Indiana and Louisville. Shutout for the second time this season, the Wildcats (8-6, 1-0) will look to rebound...

Rapid Recap: Minnesota 62, Northwestern 50

Rapid Recap: Minnesota 62, Northwestern 50

Peter Warren, Web Editor

February 28, 2019


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

Men's Basketball For so many years, Nia Coffey was the best player on the purple-outlined court of Welsh-Ryan Arena. Thursday, her brother, Minnesota’s Amir Coffey, put on a performance reminiscent of what his older sister used to do in purple and white. The junior guard — born two years...