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Women’s Tennis: Northwestern splits close matches at ITA Regionals

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern splits close matches at ITA Regionals

Zach Koons, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

With a berth to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships on the line, the Wildcats were able to split a pair of closely contested matches this weekend, falling just short of securing their first trip to the championships since the 2014-15 season. Northwestern (4-1) traveled to Durham, North Carolina... Read more »

Lacrosse: Northwestern tops Canisius in season opener

Lacrosse: Northwestern tops Canisius in season opener

Talia Hendel, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Northwestern entered 2017 looking to re-establish itself as a powerhouse. On Monday, it wasted little time demonstrating its scoring prowess. Just 20 seconds into the season opener against Canisius, senior attacker Christina Esposito netted her first of four goals, setting the stage for the Wi... Read more »

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern picks up pair of dominant wins to capture ITA regional

Men’s Tennis: Northwestern picks up pair of dominant wins to capture ITA regional

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis The undefeated Wildcats cruised through a pair of wins and qualified for their first-ever ITA National Indoor Championship this weekend. No. 10 Northwestern (6-0) hosted three other teams at its regional and turned in two complete performances, recording 4-0 wins over Memphis (2-2) on Satur... Read more »

Wrestling: Jason Ipsarides shines as Wildcats lose two Big Ten matches

Wrestling: Jason Ipsarides shines as Wildcats lose two Big Ten matches

Evan Augeri, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling In a weekend otherwise spoiled by two conference losses, Jason Ipsarides shined for Northwestern. The Wildcats’ 133-pound redshirt freshman was the only undefeated wrestler in a rare multi-dual meet weekend. After notching a home win on Friday in the team’s meet against Indiana, Ipsarid... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern ranked No. 25 in new AP Poll

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern ranked No. 25 in new AP Poll

Ben Pope, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern earned the No. 25 spot in Monday’s new AP Top 25 poll, marking only the second week since the 1968-69 season that the Wildcats (18-4, 7-2) have been ranked. NU’s entered the top 25 after weeks of receiving votes, but not enough to qualify for a ranking. Wins o... Read more »

Women’s Basketball: Strong defense, woeful Rutgers offense carries Northwestern to victory

Women’s Basketball: Strong defense, woeful Rutgers offense carries Northwestern to victory

Cole Paxton, Assistant Sports Editor
January 30
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Falling into a deep offensive funk, Rutgers didn’t score for the final 5:20 of the first half. And whatever coach C. Vivian Stringer told the team at halftime didn’t work. The Scarlet Knights were no better to begin the second half, failing to score for nearly four minutes and missing every field... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern locks down on defense to top Indiana

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern locks down on defense to top Indiana

Max Schuman, Digital Projects Editor
January 30
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball In one of the most hyped games in program history, Northwestern's defensive effort stole the show. Despite playing without its leading scorer, James Blackmon, Jr., Indiana (14-8, 4-5 Big Ten) came into Sunday’s matchup with a reputation as a quality offensive team, able to score inside ... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern earns sixth-straight win despite slow start against Indiana

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern earns sixth-straight win despite slow start against Indiana

Garrett Jochnau, Sports Editor
January 30
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball Five minutes into Sunday’s contest, Northwestern watched Indiana jump out to a 10-1 lead, putting the game on the brink of turning ugly. And it did, just not in the direction the opening minutes suggested. The Wildcats responded with three-straight scores before the under-16 t... Read more »

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 68, Indiana 55

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 68, Indiana 55

Ben Pope, Reporter
January 29
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball For the first time since 1938, Northwestern is 7-2 in the Big Ten. The Wildcats (18-4, 7-2 Big Ten) rode an impeccable defensive performance and a big night from star guard Bryant McIntosh to a 68-55 win Sunday over Indiana (14-8, 4-5), extending their win streak to six. Mc... Read more »

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern blows past Rutgers 55-37 in sloppy affair

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern blows past Rutgers 55-37 in sloppy affair

Max Gelman, Reporter
January 29
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball It wasn’t pretty, but Northwestern got the job done. Coming off a blowout loss to Michigan, the Wildcats (16-5, 5-3 Big Ten) rebounded with a messy 55-37 road win over Rutgers (6-16, 3-6) on Sunday afternoon. Senior forward Lauren Douglas led all scorers with 16 points while ... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern tops Nebraska for fifth-straight victory

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern tops Nebraska for fifth-straight victory

Tim Balk, Managing Editor
January 27
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern keeps finding ways to win. The Wildcats (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) overcame poor shooting nights from two of their top three scorers and turned on the jets late in a 73-61 victory over Nebraska (9-11, 3-5) on Thursday. A series of explosive plays in the final minutes i... Read more »

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon dominates Cornhuskers in historic performance

Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon dominates Cornhuskers in historic performance

Ben Pope, Reporter
January 27
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball The rebounding section of Northwestern’s record book hasn’t seen much revision in the past 50 years. Jim Pitts, who played from 1962 to 1966, recorded four of the program’s top eight single-game totals ever. Three others came between 1956 and 1960. But then came Der... Read more »