The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: Hot-shot Moore hustles Illinois past Northwestern

Steven Montero

February 19, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Amber Moore was absolutely relentless Monday. Moore quenched a more-than-five-minute drought for both Northwestern and Illinois in the opening stanza with her first triple of the night, which put the Fighting Illini ahead by ...

Women’s Basketball: Drama fills recent Northwestern-Illinois history

Kevin Trahan

February 18, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern-Illinois matchups never lack drama. The last three meetings between the intrastate rivals have been decided by a total of 5 points, including a 3-point NU win in Champaign last season and 1-point wins in Evanston th...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats ‘come together,’ stun No. 16 Cornhuskers

Kevin Trahan

February 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

All season, Northwestern had shown its potential in spurts, struggling with inconsistency throughout its Big Ten slate. Thursday night in Lincoln, the Wildcats finally put everything together, knocking off No. 16 Nebraska, 63...

Women’s Basketball: Nebraska to test banged-up Northwestern’s depth

Steven Montero

February 14, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern needs to play a full 40 minutes Thursday in order to take down a Nebraska team which has found much success in its first season of Big Ten play. The Cornhuskers (19-5, 8-4 Big Ten) are ranked fourth in the conference but have lost...

Women’s Basketball: Diamant’s injury crushes Wildcats against Nittany Lions

Steven Montero

February 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Dannielle Diamant was out of the action in Northwestern's loss to No. 18 Penn State on Sunday. Without their junior forward, the Wildcats were at a height disadvantage and allowed the Nittany Lions to score time after time and...

Women’s Basketball: Bentley, No. 18 Penn State bombard Northwestern early to 77-63 win

Kevin Trahan

February 10, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In the practices leading up to Sunday's game against No. 18 Penn State, coach Joe McKeown had hoped to enlist the help of a Chicago-area superstar to prepare for star Nittany Lions guard Alex Bentley. Unfortunately for McKeow...

Women’s Basketball: Depleted Northwestern drops to Michigan State, 72-58

Steven Montero

February 8, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Dannielle Diamant was injured. Kendall Hackney fouled out. Karly Roser and Morgan Jones followed suit. Seconds before the final buzzer sounded at the Breslin Center on Thursday, Northwestern's only remaining on-court starter, senior gu...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes to earn elusive road win in Big Ten over Michigan State

Kevin Trahan

February 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Coming off a loss to Michigan in Ann Arbor last Thursday, Northwestern will take its second trip to the state in a week, this time visiting Michigan State in East Lansing. The Wildcats (13-10, 3-7 Big Ten) will look to pick u...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern unable to overcome second-half defecit in loss to Michigan

Steven Montero

February 1, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Wildcats suffered their second loss this season to the Wolverines on Thursday, creating a second-half surge that fell short as Michigan prevailed, 79-68. Northwestern was down 34-23 at the half but built up a strong offense o...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern hopes shots fall against Michigan on Thursday

Steven Montero

January 30, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern hopes February will mean an end to turnovers on the court and a turnaround of its record. Traveling to Ann Arbor, Mich., Thursday, the Wildcats look to beat the Wolverines on their home court, much as Michigan d...

Women’s Basketball: Diamant provides the difference in Northwestern’s win over Indiana

Steven Montero

January 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

If Dannielle Diamant pushed a little harder, she could have cost Northwestern its victory against Indiana on Sunday. With the Hoosiers within three points and 15 seconds on the clock, the junior forward rushed into Indiana's ...

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

Kevin Trahan

January 28, 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 ...