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Men’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise to nonconference victory over St. Peter’s

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise to nonconference victory over St. Peter’s

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — After a too-close-for-comfort victory over Loyola Maryland in its season opener, Northwestern took care of business in a 75-66 win Monday against St. Peter’s. The No. 20 Wildcats (2-0) forced a shot clock violation on their first defensive possession, and things did not get much better for the Peacocks offense from there. NU held the visitors to 38 percent shooting from the field in the first half. That defensive ...

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats survive dramatically in penalty kicks, advance in NCAA Tournament

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats survive dramatically in penalty kicks, advance in NCAA Tournament

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Lauren Clem was all by herself, standing on the back line with the fate of her senior season coming right at her. Northwestern was in penalty kicks after 110 scoreless minutes in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, playing in its first match since the heartbreaker against Pen...

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern falls to No. 19 Wisconsin with a short roster

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern falls to No. 19 Wisconsin with a short roster

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving With just 13 of 24 swimmers competing, Northwestern fell handily to No. 19 Wisconsin on Saturday. The Wildcats (4-3) fell to the Badgers (5-4) 130-161, but won three events and placed second in 10 despite lacking athletes in the water. Coach Abby Steketee said she was pleased with...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern loses final fall dual meet to Wisconsin

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern loses final fall dual meet to Wisconsin

Lexie Modeas, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving Despite impressive individual performances, Northwestern lost its final fall dual meet to Wisconsin on Saturday, marking its third consecutive loss. The Wildcats (3-6) posted six season-best times and earned five first-place finishes, but didn’t have enough to edge out the the...

Football: Ben Skowronek steps up for Wildcats in win over Purdue

Football: Ben Skowronek steps up for Wildcats in win over Purdue

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 12, 2017


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

Football In a game that started as a defensive slugfest, Northwestern needed an offensive spark Saturday. The Wildcats combined with visiting Purdue to come up empty on the game’s first nine drives. On a frosty evening at Ryan Field, sophomore receiver Ben Skowronek helped break the ice. Sko...

Football: Stifling run defense helps lead Wildcats past Purdue

Football: Stifling run defense helps lead Wildcats past Purdue

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 12, 2017


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

Football Purdue was gaining momentum. After finding the end zone for the first time, the Boilermakers forced Northwestern off the field quickly, and began moving the ball once more. Then Purdue hit a wall. Three times in a row, the Boilermakers ran the ball needing little more than a yard fo...

Football: No. 25 Northwestern eases past Purdue 23-13 for fifth straight victory

Football: No. 25 Northwestern eases past Purdue 23-13 for fifth straight victory

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Football Northwestern broke one streak Saturday against Purdue, but kept alive the one that matters. After three straight weeks of heartstopping overtime victories, the No. 25 Wildcats (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten) took an easier route to victory over the Boilermakers (4-6, 2-5). NU controlled play on the w...

Rapid Recap: No. 25 Northwestern 23, Purdue 13

Rapid Recap: No. 25 Northwestern 23, Purdue 13

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Football Northwestern ground its way to its fifth consecutive win on Saturday, holding off Purdue 23-13. In their first-ever November night game at Ryan Field, the No. 25 Wildcats (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten) used a late first-half surge to take a 14-0 lead into halftime, then tacked on three field goal...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern sneaks by Loyola Maryland in trying season-opening win

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern sneaks by Loyola Maryland in trying season-opening win

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 11, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Northwestern’s game against Loyola Maryland on Friday was likely the most anticipated season-opener in program history, a consequence of the Wildcats' No. 19 ranking and first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance last season. Fans were given mini-towels commemorating the h...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise past Chicago State in season opener

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise past Chicago State in season opener

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Lindsey Pulliam was the last one to find out. Northwestern had five starters to replace from last season’s starting lineup, and the freshman guard was told just hours before tipoff that she would get the chance to make an impression and start right away. After the success sh...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 79, Loyola Maryland 75

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 79, Loyola Maryland 75

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 10, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Northwestern is 1-0, barely. Returning to the court for the first time since making history — and the NCAA Tournament — a season ago, the No. 19 Wildcats (1-0) fended off a late-game challenge from Loyola Maryland (0-1) to secure a 79-75 victory Friday in NU’s...