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Women’s Basketball: Northwestern’s comeback falls short against Rutgers

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern’s comeback falls short against Rutgers

Peter Warren, Web Editor

December 29, 2018


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

Women's Basketball PISCATAWAY, N.J. — As sophomore guard Jordan Hamilton’s layup went through the basket to give Northwestern a one-point lead with a little over a minute to go, it looked like the Wildcats had finally made a breakthrough to swing the advantage away from Rutgers. And as t...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falters down the stretch, loses to Oklahoma 76-69 in overtime

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falters down the stretch, loses to Oklahoma 76-69 in overtime

Andrew Golden, Reporter

December 22, 2018


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

Men's Basketball After losing to Michigan by just two points almost three weeks ago, coach Chris Collins said he wasn’t a moral victory guy—despite playing the Wolverines close, Collins said he and his team came to win. Not being able to finish games against top teams has plagued Northw...

Football: Seniors Nate Hall and Jordan Thompson out for Holiday Bowl

Football: Seniors Nate Hall and Jordan Thompson out for Holiday Bowl

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Football The last time Utah quarterback Jason Shelley took the field, he was held without a touchdown and to just 137 yards in the Pac 12 Championship Game by Washington’s defense. Against Northwestern in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 31, the field might open up a little more for the No. 17 Utes ag...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern finishes second in Duel in the Desert

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern finishes second in Duel in the Desert

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


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

Women's Basketball When the buzzer sounded at the end of Northwestern’s 66-57 loss against Kansas in Las Vegas, the Wildcats’ nonconference slate ended with a runner-up finish in the Duel in the Desert. And the book closed on a portion of the season that featured some of the most encouraging w...

Men’s Basketball: NU alum Reggie Hearn finishes standout 2018 with USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year recognition

Men’s Basketball: NU alum Reggie Hearn finishes standout 2018 with USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year recognition

Peter Warren, Web Editor

December 20, 2018


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

When USA Basketball announced its 2018 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year on Nov. 28, the award-winner did not fit the typical profile. He was not an NBA All-Star or an elite high school talent or former Conference Player of the Year in college. Instead, he was a college walk-on who has played...

Men’s Basketball: Aaron Falzon’s return kept NU’s win over Chicago State interesting

Men’s Basketball: Aaron Falzon’s return kept NU’s win over Chicago State interesting

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

December 18, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Aaron Falzon checked into a basketball game for the first time all season Monday with Northwestern up 30 points and fewer than seven minutes left. The junior forward’s presence meant that for the first time since last season, the Wildcats could rest their five most utilized p...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern obliterates Chicago State by 62 points, winning 97-35

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern obliterates Chicago State by 62 points, winning 97-35

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Heading into Monday’s game against Chicago State at Welsh-Ryan Arena, Northwestern was in need of a victory. After starting the campaign with five straight wins, the Wildcats had slumped to three straight double-digit losses against Pittsburgh, DePaul and Marquette as th...

Football: Four things to know about Northwestern’s Holiday Bowl opponent, Utah

Football: Four things to know about Northwestern’s Holiday Bowl opponent, Utah

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

December 14, 2018


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

Football Northwestern and Utah will meet for just the third time in history, and first time since 1981, in the Holiday Bowl on New Year’s Eve in San Diego. Much like the Wildcats (8-5, 8-1) in the Big Ten, the Utes (9-4, 6-3) have quietly emerged as a consistent Pac-12 contender in recent y...

Football: Offensive line coach Adam Cushing to become head coach at Eastern Illinois

Football: Offensive line coach Adam Cushing to become head coach at Eastern Illinois

Ella Brockway, Reporter

December 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Football Northwestern offensive line coach Adam Cushing will leave the program and become the head coach at Eastern Illinois, the Chicago Tribune reported today. According to a press release from Eastern Illinois, Cushing will be announced as the head coach of the Panthers at a press confere...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats overwhelmed in paint in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats overwhelmed in paint in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

December 9, 2018


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

Women's Basketball The return of Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah was supposed to give Northwestern a paint presence the Wildcats sorely missed in Wednesday’s loss at No. 20 DePaul after she left the game less than a minute in due to injury. The senior forward had a good game Sunday against No. 18 ...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats drop third-straight game in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats drop third-straight game in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Ella Brockway, Reporter

December 9, 2018


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

Women's Basketball For a moment in the third quarter of Northwestern’s nonconference matchup against No. 18 Marquette on Sunday, it seemed as though the Wildcats had put Wednesday’s defeat to No. 20 DePaul — one in which they’d scored a whopping 32 points in the first quarter before losing by 16...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats live by the three against DePaul

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats live by the three against DePaul

Stephen Council, Reporter

December 8, 2018


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

Men's Basketball After Northwestern’s abysmal first half Saturday, it looked like the Wildcats would need a fundamental shift in their offense to come back from a 41-29 halftime deficit. In the end, all it took was making more three-point shots . NU hosted local rival DePaul in a crowded Welsh-Ryan...