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Men’s Basketball: Athletic director Jim Phillips appointed to Division I Men’s Basketball Committee

Men’s Basketball: Athletic director Jim Phillips appointed to Division I Men’s Basketball Committee

Tim Balk, Managing Editor
March 4
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips will serve on the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee starting in September, the NCAA announced Friday. Phillips will serve a five-year term on the 10-member committee, which is responsible for selecting and seeding the field for the...

Women’s Basketball: Turnovers doom Northwestern in ugly Big Ten Tournament loss

Women’s Basketball: Turnovers doom Northwestern in ugly Big Ten Tournament loss

Cole Paxton, Assistant Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball INDIANAPOLIS — Northwestern players traveled seeking paths around Ohio State defenders. They were flummoxed by the Buckeyes’ press break. They committed charges left and right. In short, the Wildcats gave the ball away. A lot. NU (20-11, 8-8 Big Ten) committed 21 turno...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats fall to No. 1 seed Ohio State 99-68 in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats fall to No. 1 seed Ohio State 99-68 in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal

Max Gelman, Reporter
March 3
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball INDIANAPOLIS — Northwestern hardly had a chance. No. 1 seed Ohio State (26-5, 15-1 Big Ten) began the game in a full-court press, seemingly trying to tire out the No. 9 seeded Wildcats (20-11, 8-8) on their second straight game day. Making 9-of-16 shots from beyond the arc in...

The Sideline: Zach Moss ushers in new era of Northwestern fencing

The Sideline: Zach Moss ushers in new era of Northwestern fencing

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor
March 3
Filed under Fencing, Sports, Sports Features

Laurie Schiller was ready to make a hire. And in 2014, with his retirement looming, Northwestern's coach of 38 years wasn't simply looking for an assistant. He was searching for his eventual successor. There were about 30 applicants, from all over the United States and abroad, Schiller said. He...

Women’s Basketball: Nia Coffey leads senior charge in Northwestern’s Big Ten Tournament opener

Women’s Basketball: Nia Coffey leads senior charge in Northwestern’s Big Ten Tournament opener

Cole Paxton, Assistant Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball INDIANAPOLIS — Nia Coffey did the lion’s share of the work. Her teammates finished the deal. The 6-foot-1 forward scored a season-high 34 points to lead Northwestern to the brink of victory Thursday. Then, her fellow seniors made the necessary plays down the stretch to help the Wi...

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats prepare for competitive road stretch

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats prepare for competitive road stretch

Joe Wilkinson, Reporter
March 3
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis After a nearly two-week long hiatus, the Wildcats are taking their show on the road, where they’ll face another pair of ranked opponents in Seattle. Northwestern will open the weekend with a showdown against No. 11 Oklahoma State on Saturday before squaring off against No. 25 Washi...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern upsets Iowa, moves on in Big Ten Tournament

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern upsets Iowa, moves on in Big Ten Tournament

Cole Paxton, Assistant Sports Editor
March 2
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball INDIANAPOLIS — Northwestern didn’t enter the Big Ten Tournament with much going for it. The Wildcats struggled through February, lost their finale on a heartbreaking buzzer-beater and fell to Iowa by 19 in their lone regular-season meeting. Against Iowa on Thursday, Ni...

Softball: Northwestern closes split weekend with pair of wins

Fathma Rahman, Web Editor
March 2
Filed under Softball, Sports

Softball For the first time this season, the Wildcats are coming home with momentum. Northwestern (3-10) closed out the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with an 11-2 win over North Carolina State (3-12) and a 3-2 victory against Houston (7-11). The Cats fell to No. 11 Georgia (14-3) and No. ...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats top Michigan as Welsh-Ryan Arena goes berserk

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats top Michigan as Welsh-Ryan Arena goes berserk

Tim Balk, Managing Editor
March 2
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball As students rushed the Welsh-Ryan Arena court with an energy 78 years in the making and Northwestern players piled onto Dererk Pardon in celebration, coach Chris Collins didn’t know what to do. “I kind of felt like I was Jimmy V back in ‘83,” Collins said, referencing No...

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon’s game-winner seals critical Northwestern win

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon’s game-winner seals critical Northwestern win

Max Schuman, Digital Projects Editor
March 2
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball A lot happened in the last 1.7 seconds of Northwestern’s Wednesday night clash with Michigan. After a missed 3 from Wolverines (19-11, 9-8 Big Ten) guard Zak Irvin gave the Wildcats (21-9, 10-7) a baseline out-of-bounds set with the game nearly over and the score tied at 65, coach ...

Wrestling: Wildcats look for success at Big Ten Championships

Wrestling: Wildcats look for success at Big Ten Championships

Dan Waldman, Assistant Sports Editor
March 1
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling Northwestern has one more chance to bolster its resume for the NCAA Wrestling Championships, as the wrestlers head to Bloomington, Indiana this weekend for the Big Ten Championships. NU (7-8, 2-7 Big Ten) will have six pre-seeded wrestlers for the tournament, the conference announced...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 67, Michigan 65

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 67, Michigan 65

Garrett Jochnau, Sports Editor
March 1
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball With its tournament hopes hanging in the balance, Northwestern badly needed a win. On Wednesday, it got just that. Sophomore center Dererk Pardon hit a layup as time expired to lift the Wildcats ahead 67-65, ushering the Welsh-Ryan crowd onto the court as NU snapped a two-gam...