The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for game against American

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for game against American

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball When Lamont Berzat hit a layup with 15:18 left in the second half to cut New Orleans deficit to five points against Northwestern on Thursday, it appeared the Wildcats were going to play in another grudge match to start the year. “I remember last year we played a (Loyola Ma...

Football: Northwestern cops 2020 quarterback commit

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football On Sunday, three-star quarterback Aidan Atkinson announced his commitment to Northwestern, its first commit in the Class of 2020. Atkinson, a junior from Fairview High School in Colorado, also had offers from Boise State, Colorado, Ole Miss and South Carolina, but ultimately chose the ...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats use balanced attack to rout No. 21 Duke

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats use balanced attack to rout No. 21 Duke

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

November 11, 2018


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

Women's Basketball Northwestern christened the new Welsh-Ryan Arena in style Sunday, racing out to an early lead and not looking back in an 84-58 blowout of No. 21 Duke. The Wildcats (2-0) got big contributions from up and down the lineup, with four players scoring in double figures. Sophomor...

Volleyball: Northwestern loses to Penn State, beats Rutgers in first games at reopened Welsh-Ryan

Volleyball: Northwestern loses to Penn State, beats Rutgers in first games at reopened Welsh-Ryan

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Volleyball

Volleyball While coach Shane Davis said he tells his players to approach the biggest points of a set as aggressively as the rest, freshman Michelle Lee and sophomore Nia Robinson said they could not disagree more. After losing 3-0 to Penn State (20-5, 11-4 Big Ten) on Friday in the team’s o...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern season ends in a way no one expected

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern season ends in a way no one expected

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer When coach Michael Moynihan was hired to coach Northwestern in 2011, he brought a vision for how the program would play and how much success it would have. Then, over the last seven years, he built one of the strongest defenses in the country and advanced to the second round o...

Football: Wildcats’ reserves come up big in win over No. 21 Iowa

Football: Wildcats’ reserves come up big in win over No. 21 Iowa

Ella Brockway, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — When senior cornerback Montre Hartage left the third quarter of Saturday afternoon’s game between Northwestern and No. 21 Iowa, there was fear that the injury bug that has plagued the Wildcats throughout this 2018 campaign had returned, this time striking right in th...

Football: Skowronek’s game-winning catch will be forever remembered in Northwestern lore

Football: Skowronek’s game-winning catch will be forever remembered in Northwestern lore

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — For 13 seasons, Pat Fitzgerald has been harping about his goal for Northwestern to win a Big Ten championship. But the play that sealed his Wildcats’ (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) first chance to fulfill that dream since 2000 — a 32-yard diving touchdown grab by junior receiver Ben Skowrone...

Football: Northwestern secures program-defining win at No. 21 Iowa

Football: Northwestern secures program-defining win at No. 21 Iowa

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — Pat Fitzgerald has been saying it for years. Before this season: “We don’t hide from the goals that we have, which are to win the Big Ten West, to win the Big Ten Championship, and then go win our bowl game.” In April 2017, upon receiving a contract extension...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 14, No. 21 Iowa 10

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 14, No. 21 Iowa 10

Jonah Dylan, Managing Editor

November 10, 2018


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

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — Northwestern is going to the Big Ten Championship Game. It wasn’t always easy, and it definitely wasn’t pretty, but the Wildcats (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) made enough plays to beat Iowa (6-4, 3-4) on a frigid afternoon in Iowa City. And with Wisconsin and Purdue losing e...

Volleyball: Northwestern looks ahead to its first two matches in Welsh-Ryan Arena

Volleyball: Northwestern looks ahead to its first two matches in Welsh-Ryan Arena

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Volleyball

Volleyball After playing its last 16 “home” games in Beardsley Gym and McGrath-Phillips Arena, Northwestern (14-12, 4-10 Big Ten) will finally play its first game in their brand new gym this weekend. The Wildcats, who were 4-12 in their last 16 home games, will look to open their new home wit...

Men’s Basketball: Now in a starring role, Law helps Northwestern open season with a win

Men’s Basketball: Now in a starring role, Law helps Northwestern open season with a win

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 8, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Vic Law scored the 1000th point of his career on a made three in the first half, and, on Northwestern’s first possession after a New Orleans timeout, the senior forward canned another shot from beyond the arc. After playing a team-high 32 minutes and taking 12 shots in the season ...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern to end fall in the bayou with Tiger Fall Classic

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern to end fall in the bayou with Tiger Fall Classic

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis After two successful tournaments to start the year, Northwestern is down in the bayou this weekend to wrap up its fall season at the Tiger Fall Classic. The event will feature four teams — Louisiana State, Boston College, a combined team of Central Florida and Southern Metho...