The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern snaps three-game losing skid with win over Indiana

Kevin Trahan

January 27, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In a number of his postgame press conferences, coach Joe McKeown has talked about Northwestern failing to make important shots down the stretch, which ultimately causes the Wildcats to end up on the losing end. After Sunday's ...

Women’s basketball: First-half run pushes Purdue past NU

Steven Montero

January 25, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern lost control in the last few minutes of the first half Thursday, allowing No. 13 Purdue to gain a 10-point lead at the half, which would carry the Boilermakers to an 80-70 victory. Coach Joe McKeown said the Wildcats kept pace with ...

Women’s basketball: Turnovers plague NU again

Kevin Trahan

January 25, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After her team's 80-70 win over Northwestern on Thursday, Purdue coach Sharon Versyp said she was relieved to escape from Welsh-Ryan Arena with a victory, knowing the Wildcats aren't typical of most teams with 2-6 conference...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes to shore up defense against No. 13 Purdue

Kevin Trahan

January 23, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Of all the weeks Northwestern has played this season, perhaps none was as representative of how the year has been than last week. In that seven-day span, the Wildcats grabbed a dramatic victory against Illinois followed by a ...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats can’t find their shot, get routed by Badgers

Kevin Trahan

January 21, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In the wake of Sunday's 75-55 loss at Wisconsin, Northwestern freshman point guard Karly Roser didn't quite know what to make of her team's performance. "Honestly, I don't know what to say," she said. "We just have a lot to work...

Women’s Basketball: ‘Careless’ play costs Wildcats against Wolverines

Kevin Trahan

January 18, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Despite a hot-shooting comeback run in the second half, Northwestern could not overcome a poor first half and overall sloppy game, falling to Michigan 58-48 on Thursday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Wildcats (12-7, 2-4 Big Ten) turn...

Women’s Basketball: Turnovers doom Northwestern versus Michigan

Steven Montero

January 18, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Maybe Northwestern simply got confused. Maybe it was the purple floor. Coach Joe McKeown had no real explanations as to why NU fell apart Thursday night against Michigan, losing 58-48. With 18 turnovers in the first half and 2...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes to separate themselves in Big Ten standings

Steven Montero

January 16, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Wildcats go tooth to claw with the Wolverines on Thursday as each team tries to break out of the pack in the third week of Big Ten play. Both Northwestern (12-6, 2-3 Big Ten) and Michigan (14-4, 3-2) are coming off home ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern pulls out nail biter over Illinois, 59-58

Steven Montero

January 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern gambled on a single shot and came out on top of Illinois 59-58. The winning point of the game came from freshman guard Karly Roser, who had missed three attempts at the free throw line before coach Joe McKeown called a...

Women’s Basketball: Roser sinks Illini with clutch free throw

Kevin Trahan

January 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Coming off three straight missed free throws in fewer than 20 seconds, freshman point guard Karly Roser had one more chance to put the game away, with Northwestern and Illinois tied at 58 and 2.8 seconds to play. "I just knew I...

Women’s Basketball: Cats fade in clutch, fall to Buckeyes, 82-72

Kevin Trahan

January 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Despite getting a career-high 23 points from junior forward Dannielle Diamant and double figures from three others, Northwestern (11-6, 1-3 Big Ten) faltered down the stretch in an 82-72 loss at No. 11 Ohio State (16-1, 3-1)...

Women’s basketball: Northwestern looks to make it three straight over Ohio State

Steven Montero

January 10, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern is at a turning point in its season: heading to Columbus to tackle No. 11 Ohio State Thursday. The Wildcats finally got back into the win column with Sunday's victory at Indiana, but a tougher test stands in their ...