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Men’s Basketball: In biggest win of season, Northwestern outlasts No. 7 Wisconsin on road

Men’s Basketball: In biggest win of season, Northwestern outlasts No. 7 Wisconsin on road

Max Schuman, Digital Projects Editor
February 12
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

MADISON, Wis. — On the road against one of the country’s top teams and mired in a disheartening two-game losing streak with leading scorer Scottie Lindsey on the bench, Northwestern clearly was the underdog in its trip to Madison. If the Wildcats (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) knew that, they didn’t play... Read more »

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 66, No. 7 Wisconsin 59

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 66, No. 7 Wisconsin 59

Ben Pope, Reporter
February 12
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball MADISON, Wis. — Northwestern, at last, has its signature win. Junior guard Bryant McIntosh scored 25 points and the Wildcats (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) overcame early struggles to stun No. 7 Wisconsin (21-4, 10-2) with a 66-59 win on Sunday. The first half began as expec... Read more »

Women’s Basketball: Slumping Wildcats fall 66-38 at Indiana

Women’s Basketball: Slumping Wildcats fall 66-38 at Indiana

Max Gelman, Reporter
February 11
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball With an opportunity to earn a resume-boosting win and separate itself from the middle of the Big Ten on Saturday, Northwestern fell flat. The Wildcats (17-7, 6-5 Big Ten) came up short against Indiana (17-8, 7-5) 66-38 in part due to a stellar performance from Hoosiers guar... Read more »

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats enter Indiana matchup with focus on defense

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats enter Indiana matchup with focus on defense

Talia Hendel, Reporter
February 9
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

On the heels of a difficult loss to Penn State, Northwestern will travel to Indiana on Saturday in dire need of a win. Not only does the contest offer the Wildcats an opportunity to get back on track, a victory would also bolster their resume with the Big Ten Tournament approaching. Standing in... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Isiah Brown takes on Northwestern frontier

Men’s Basketball: Isiah Brown takes on Northwestern frontier

Ben Pope, Reporter
February 9
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball From a childhood in Alaska, where sub-zero winter temperatures hindered driveway shootarounds, came Isiah Brown. From an elite Seattle high school, he graduated having transformed a conference bottom-dweller to a state title contender. And up from the comparable depths of Big Te... Read more »

Paxton: Northwestern controls its NCAA Tournament fate, but it isn’t making its road easy

Paxton: Northwestern controls its NCAA Tournament fate, but it isn’t making its road easy

Cole Paxton, Assistant Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball On the surface, Northwestern’s NCAA Tournament resume is strong: 17 wins and six losses with February just underway and a fourth place spot in the Big Ten. Dig deeper, and it doesn’t look so rosy. An extremely weak Big Ten, unspectacular non-conference schedule and Su... Read more »

Wrestling: Northwestern preps for Maryland, Rutgers in final duals of regular season

Wrestling: Northwestern preps for Maryland, Rutgers in final duals of regular season

Evan Augeri, Reporter
February 8
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Northwestern will face conference bottom-dweller Maryland on Friday in hopes of earning its second conference win of the season and shifting momentum in its favor as the Big Ten Championships approach. The Wildcats (6-7, 1-6 Big Ten) have struggled this season in a strong Big Ten conference. Wrestlers... Read more »

Lacrosse: Northwestern, Colorado enter Sunday matchup with plenty of familiarity

Lacrosse: Northwestern, Colorado enter Sunday matchup with plenty of familiarity

Dan Waldman, Assistant Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Northwestern isn’t used to the mile-high altitudes it will see in Boulder on Sunday, but the Wildcats’ matchup against Colorado will be more familiar than the circumstances suggest. NU (2-0) will head west to take on a Buffaloes (0-0), program it beat 11-6 last season. Though it's the Cats’... Read more »

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern looks to set mark for best start ever against NC State

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern looks to set mark for best start ever against NC State

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter
February 8
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

When Northwestern travels to North Carolina State on Friday, it will look to make history with the best start the program has ever seen. The No. 7 Wildcats (9-0) moved up two spots in this week’s ITA rankings after recording three wins last weekend and will travel to Raleigh to face the Wolfpack... Read more »

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern drops pair of road matches against ranked opponents

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern drops pair of road matches against ranked opponents

Zach Koons, Reporter
February 8
Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Northwestern entered the weekend with a chance to steal wins over two top-10 opponents, but fell short against both No. 9 Vanderbilt and No.10 Duke. Despite strong singles wins from junior Alex Chatt, the No. 23 Wildcats (4-3) lost 5-2 to the Commodores (4-1) on Friday, and were e... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Late turnovers doom Northwestern in loss to Illinois

Men’s Basketball: Late turnovers doom Northwestern in loss to Illinois

Garrett Jochnau, Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball With 23 seconds left in their game against Illinois Tuesday, Northwestern trailed by four and needed a miracle. Instead, a broken inbounds play out of a timeout resulted in Bryant McIntosh’s fifth turnover — a fitting stamp to a contest brimming with sloppy mistakes from the Wil... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern suffers ugly loss to Illinois

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern suffers ugly loss to Illinois

Ben Pope, Reporter
February 8
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Junior guard Scottie Lindsey missed his second straight game with an illness. Senior forward Nathan Taphorn was fresh off an ankle injury. Freshman center Barret Benson sat on the sidelines all night. Up against an upset-minded Illinois (14-11, 4-8 Big Ten) team sporting a balan... Read more »