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Slow start, Nebraska’s 35-point first half leads to Northwestern’s second conference loss

Drew Schott, Gameday Editor October 3, 2021

Football LINCOLN, NE. — When analyzing Northwestern’s first two losses of the 2021 season, early-game struggles are one of the culprits. On the first play of the season opener against Michigan...

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Northwestern defense looking for answers after Nebraska runs for 434 yards and seven touchdowns

Patrick Andres, Senior Staffer October 3, 2021

Football Sometimes, numbers tell the whole story. Against Nebraska Saturday evening, Northwestern rushed for 37 yards. The Wildcats allowed the Cornhuskers to rush for 434. NU amassed just 275...

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Rapid Recap: Nebraska 56, Northwestern 7

Gabriela Carroll, Senior Staffer October 2, 2021

Football On Saturday night, Northwestern gave up its most yards under Pat Fitzgerald in one of its worst losses in recent history. A 56-7 to Nebraska (3-3, 1 -2 Big Ten) dropped the Wildcats...

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Women’s Soccer: Northwestern ties Maryland on the road, seeks retribution against the Fighting Illini Thursday

Skye Swann, Assistant Sports Editor October 1, 2021

Women’s Soccer Northwestern women’s soccer left College Park, Md. dissatisfied, tying Maryland 1-1 in their first game at Ludwig Field since 2018. “We’re a bit frustrated that we didn’t...

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Volleyball: Wildcats search for first Big Ten win in weekend matches against Rutgers, No. 7 Minnesota

John Riker, Sports Editor October 1, 2021

Since teams at the top of national rankings pack Northwestern’s conference schedule, Friday’s match against Rutgers, a squad also looking for its first Big Ten win, might seem like a needed respite.  That’s...

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