The Daily Northwestern

Walfish: Joe McKeown makes Northwestern relevant

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 13, 2012

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

To say Northwestern women's basketball was irrelevant before Joe McKeown wouldn't be completely accurate. The Wildcats have made the NCAA Tournament six times, five of which came under the tutelage of Don Perrelli from 198...

Women’s Basketball: Freshmen key to Wildcats’ weekend sweep

Alex Putterman, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Freshmen are supposed to be seen and not heard, more cheerleaders than scoring leaders, watching with wide eyes as upperclassmen show them what college basketball looks like. Apparently, the Wildcats' rookies missed that memo. 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...