The Daily Northwestern

Basketball: Season starts for both teams at Northwestern

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Fall Sports, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

It's the most wonderful time of the year for college sports fans: Football is reaching the crux of its season and basketball is just beginning its long journey to March. November basketball balances the interests of coaches,...

Women’s basketball team goes to Italy for 10 days

Josh Walfish

July 19, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Once every four years college teams are allowed to travel overseas during a break and experience a new culture while competing in the sports they love. In 2010 the Northwestern men's basketball team went 4-0 during a nine-day ...

Women’s Basketball: NU’s Jones to Transfer

Kevin Trahan

April 18, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Freshman guard Morgan Jones will transfer from Northwestern after starting for the Wildcats for a majority of the past season, the athletic department announced Wednesday. "Although I am disappointed Morgan is leaving our p...

Women’s Basketball: 6th-seed Nebraska routs 11th-seed Northwestern, 88-56, in Big Ten Tournament

by Kevin Trahan

February 29, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The last time Northwestern played Nebraska, the Wildcats came away from Lincoln with arguably their best victory of the season, knocking off the then-No. 16 Cornhuskers 63-51. This time, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern seeks second Nebraska upset in Big Ten Tournament

Steven Montero

February 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Coach Joe McKeown wouldn't call it a stroke of luck. 11th-seeded Northwestern (14-15, 4-12 Big Ten) drew 6th-seeded Nebraska (21-7, 10-6) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament and will face the Cornhuskers on Thursday....

On the Rise: The players to watch next season

Daily Sports Desk

February 26, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Basketball, Wrestling

Men's Basketball Regardless of the outcome of Northwestern's NCAA Tournament hunt, the program will have to deal with an uncomfortable reality in the 2012-13 season. And that reality is a team without senior forward John Shurna...

Women’s Basketball: Second-half run lifts Michigan State past Northwestern, 76-57

Kevin Trahan

February 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It was a fitting end to Northwestern's regular season as defensive lapses cost the Wildcats yet another game, this time a 76-57 loss to Michigan State. Again the mantra was the same: NU didn't play a full 40 minutes, particularly on...

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Hawkeyes burn Wildcats from deep in victory

Kevin Trahan

February 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With her third 3-pointer of the night Thursday, Iowa guard Kamille Wahlin moved into second place on the Hawkeyes' all-time 3-point scoring list. It was a fitting night for her to achieve that milestone, as her deadly shots ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern’s comeback not enough, falls to Iowa

Steven Montero

February 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern could only chip away at leads for so long. Heading into halftime Thursday, the Hawkeyes out-shot the Wildcats to gain a 16-point lead. Although NU (14-14, 4-11 Big Ten) would come within 4 during the second stanza...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes to find consistency, slow down Iowa

Kevin Trahan

February 20, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Consistency has been hard to come by for Northwestern this season, and the Wildcats' last two contests epitomized the entire year, as they played an outstanding game in a 63-51 upset win at then-No. 16 Nebraska before a letdown in...