The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Carmody ‘enjoyed’ NU’s balanced scoring effort

Rodger Sherman

February 6, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With a simple jab step, Drew Crawford sent his Indiana defender flying, giving him a wide-open lane to drive. He finished the play with a emphatic slam.Those two points gave Northwestern a lead just seconds after tip-off that it wouldn't let go, as it coasted to a 78-61 victory that rarely seemed in...

Men’s Basketball vs. Indiana live blog

Brian Chappatta

February 5, 2010


Filed under Basketball, Sports

<a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=35ac4f8557" >Men's Basketball vs. Indiana live blog</a>...

Wrestling: Wildcats take on ranked opponents Penn State and Ohio State on road

Ian Kelly

February 3, 2010


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

In a scenario that can only happen in wrestling, Northwestern will be in two places at once this weekend. The Wildcats' dual team will be in Pennsylvania and Ohio wrestling against two of toughest squads in the country. On the other half of the country in Colorado Springs, Colo., NU unattached wrestlers...

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Freshman Kendall Hackney a shooting star

Robbie Levin

February 3, 2010


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Before the season, coach Joe McKeown pointed to freshman forward Kendall Hackney as one of the keys to Northwestern's success. The Wildcats' last two games have proven the coach's foresight correct.Against Wisconsin, Hackney exploded for 14 points and six rebounds in the second half, leading the way t...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern sinks Michigan, sweeps series

Danny Daly

February 3, 2010


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After Beth Marshall missed two free throws at the end of Sunday's win over Wisconsin that prevented Northwestern from sealing the victory, she was faced with the same situation Thursday. With 17 seconds left and the Wildcats leading by one, she didn't leave anything up to chance."In shoot-around and in pr...

Fencing: Northwestern prepares for Notre Dame Duals

Jonah Rosenblum

February 3, 2010


Filed under Sports

When Northwestern takes the strip against Notre Dame this weekend, all eyes will be on the epée squad, as the Wildcats prepare to take on the Hurley sisters and the rest of the Fighting Irish."Epée squad is really tough with their two Hurleys on it," coach Laurie Schiller said. "The two ...

Chappatta: Cats’ effort makes underdogs fun to watch

Brian Chappatta

January 15, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

I'm still waiting for a question about Kevin Coble.After Northwestern took down No. 6 Purdue 72-64 Saturday, coach Bill Carmody and his players had to field the usual condescending questions. What does a win over a ranked opponent mean to you? After a history of losing, how nice does it feel to get a ...

Men’s Basketball Sidebar: Aggressive defense forces Boilermakers into foul trouble

Rodger Sherman

January 15, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Purdue's swarming defense seemed to work against Northwestern, as the Boilermakers forced the Wildcats into 16 turnovers.But the takeaways came with a price: Purdue recorded 25 fouls compared to only 23 rebounds and spent 17 minutes in the penalty, playing the majority of the game without junior center Ja...

Men’s Basketball: Fans storm court as NU topples No. 6 Purdue

Danny Daly

January 15, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For three years, Michael Thompson longed to play in a game that ended with Northwestern fans storming the court.After NU held off No. 6 Purdue 72-64 in front of a capacity crowd at Welsh-Ryan Arena Saturday, the junior guard got his wish."Since I've been here, I've been watching other colleges storm the cour...

Men’s Basketball: Painter pays Cats respect

Rodger Sherman

January 13, 2010


Filed under Sports

Purdue may be the sixth-ranked team in the nation, but it has learned the hard way not to look past Northwestern-even if the Wildcats are unranked and 1-3 in conference play."We only play (NU) once this year," Purdue coach Matt Painter said at Big Ten Media Day. "I was hoping (the schedule makers) d...