The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern claws back, edges Illinois 68-67

Claire Hansen, Reporter

January 23, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern (14-4, 4-3 Big Ten) can breathe easy after squeaking past a tough Illinois (11-8, 2-5) team in Champaign on Thursday night. The Wildcats came back from a 10-point deficit in the second half to pull out a 68-67...

Women’s Basketball: NU returns home to face Michigan State for the second time

Claire Hansen, Reporter

January 8, 2015

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern (12-2, 2-1 Big Ten) returns home to Welsh-Ryan Arena on Sunday to face off against Big Ten rival Michigan State (8-6, 0-3) for the second time in as many weeks. Recovering from a tough loss against Ohio State this past Sunday, the Wildcats hope they can replicate the fiery team defense that afford...

Pillote: Northwestern’s intriguing women’s basketball team deserves your attention

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

January 7, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Columns, Sports, Women's Basketball

Already done with Northwestern men’s basketball? After an uninspiring 81-58 blowout against Wisconsin, it’s hard not to be over the Wildcats. Second-year coach Chris Collins has assembled a roster filled with promise but not much else, and it’s already clea...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats’ strong season hits snag in Columbus

Max Schuman, Reporter

January 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

A brilliant start to Northwestern's season hit a roadbump Sunday afternoon when the Cats (12-2, 2-1 Big Ten) fell to Ohio State (10-5, 2-1) on the road, 73-64. Junior guard Maggie Lyon led the way for NU with 17 points, but...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats best Kent State for McKeown’s 600th career victory

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Tip-off Northwestern (3-0) used a balanced scoring attack and another strong defensive effort to knock off Kent State (0-3), 72-54, and give coach Joe McKeown the 600th win of his career on Friday night. Five players scor...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats focused on turnovers, rebounding battle going up against Kent State

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Tip-off Following the win over Hampton University on Sunday, Northwestern coach Joe McKeown was clear about what the Wildcats (2-0) needed to improve on. “Turnovers and rebounding,” he said. “We need to clean that up....