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Wrestling: Wildcats lose season-opener to North Dakota State

Wrestling: Wildcats lose season-opener to North Dakota State

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Wrestling

Wrestling Before No. 17 Northwestern’s matchup with North Dakota State on Sunday, coach Matt Storniolo said the Wildcats were not going to take the meeting with the Bison lightly. Last season, North Dakota State had upset two top-25 opponents and the Bison had done the same the season before. Storniolo said he did not want his team to fall into the same trap. But, NU (0-1) became North Dakota State’s (1-0) latest ranked vict...

Women’s Basketball: Pulliam’s late free throws give NU upset victory over Green Bay

Women’s Basketball: Pulliam’s late free throws give NU upset victory over Green Bay

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


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

Women's Basketball With a little over two minutes left, it appeared Northwestern was on its way to a season-opening loss to Green Bay. Down 55-47 on the road to the Phoenix, the Wildcats had scored only two baskets in the previous four minutes. But NU — highlighted by a transition layup by seni...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern falls after strong Big Ten Tournament showing

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern falls after strong Big Ten Tournament showing

Stephen Council, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men’s Soccer Indiana had been in command against Northwestern all afternoon. With time winding down and his team trailing 1-0, junior midfielder Matt Moderwell cranked an ambitious shot over goalkeeper Trey Muse that hit off the back post. The ball ricocheted into the back of the net, and the Wi...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats to face tough competition early

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats to face tough competition early

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball While formidable, the Big Ten doesn’t pretend to be the toughest women’s basketball conference in the country. The conference has not been represented in the national championship game since 2005, has only one Final Four appearance since then and only two teams are currently r...

Women’s Basketball: Pulliam looks to expand her range in her sophomore season

Women’s Basketball: Pulliam looks to expand her range in her sophomore season

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


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

Women's Basketball After beating Lewis in an exhibition game on Sunday, sophomore guard Lindsey Pulliam said she had four goals for Northwestern: be a top team in the Big Ten, make the NCAA tournament, play its style of basketball and keep getting better everyday. How the sophomore captain pla...

Volleyball: Wildcats complete season sweep over Ohio State in Columbus

Volleyball: Wildcats complete season sweep over Ohio State in Columbus

Andy Marquardt, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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

Volleyball Northwestern traveled to Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday — defeating Ohio State in four sets and marking the second win over the Buckeyes for the Wildcats in as many weeks. Sunday’s win marked NU’s second victory on the road against a conference opponent this season and gave the C...

Goldsmith: It’ll be exciting to see if the Wildcats can live up to their own expectations

Goldsmith: It’ll be exciting to see if the Wildcats can live up to their own expectations

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 6, 2018


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

Women's Basketball Two days after Northwestern’s season ended with a 55-45 loss to Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament last March, I ran into Big Ten Network broadcaster Lisa Byington, who had called both of the Wildcats’ conference tournament games. We spent a few minutes discussing where guard L...

Women’s Basketball: Kuniayi-Akpanah looks to build on promising junior campaign

Women’s Basketball: Kuniayi-Akpanah looks to build on promising junior campaign

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball A few weeks ago, coach Joe McKeown was speaking during his first radio show of the season, and one quote about senior forward Pallas Kuniayi-Akpanah got more publicity than any other. "Pallas is going to make the new Welsh-Ryan Arena her palace,” McKeown said. Kuniayi-A...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern qualifies for the NCAA Tournament

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern qualifies for the NCAA Tournament

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 5, 2018


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

Women’s Soccer For the first time under coach Michael Moynihan, there was tension in the room when Northwestern convened to watch the NCAA Tournament selection show. But even after struggling down the stretch of the season, the Wildcats (10-4-4, 4-4-3 Big Ten) snuck into the field of 64. They’re...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern wins exhibition against Lewis, 84-69

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern wins exhibition against Lewis, 84-69

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 4, 2018


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

In Northwestern’s first game in the new-Welsh Ryan arena, the Wildcats jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, besting Lewis in a preseason exhibition 84-69. “This is my eleventh year as head coach and I coached a lot of games in the old Welsh-Ryan, so today was special for me and my...

Goldsmith: There’s legitimate pressure on Northwestern basketball this season

Goldsmith: There’s legitimate pressure on Northwestern basketball this season

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 4, 2018


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

Men's Basketball It’s not a stretch to say Northwestern was the only program in the country with three five-star recruits at its exhibition game. But on Friday night against McKendree, Patrick Baldwin Jr., Max Christie and Caleb Furst — all five-star recruits in the Class of 2021 — were ...

Men’s Basketball: Taylor, Turner can be impact transfers for Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Taylor, Turner can be impact transfers for Northwestern

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 4, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Last year, junior forward A.J. Turner watched his Northwestern teammates play from the sideline. After transferring from Boston College — where the 6-foot-7 wing played for two seasons — Turner had to redshirt the 2017-18 basketball season. That meant no playing time, no road trip...