The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: NU rebounds from DePaul loss with smackdown of North Carolina State

Chris Johnson

November 29, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Freshmen Morgan Jones and Karly Roser led Northwestern to a 76-59 win over North Carolina State at Welsh-Ryan Arena Wednesday, combining for 37 points in the victory. Jones was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for her effort...

Women’s Basketball: No. 23 DePaul hands Northwestern its first loss

Kevin Trahan

November 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Defense has been the focal point for Northwestern coach Joe McKeown since the start of the season. The Wildcats let their coach down Sunday, as they struggled to defend the perimeter in an 88-72 loss to No. 23 DePaul. The Bl...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for LSU and the Battle of Baton Rouge

Chris Johnson

November 20, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern faces its first ranked opponent Tuesday when it travels to Baton Rouge, La. to take on No. 20 Louisiana State. This will be the Wildcats' first game since their 69-62 win over Illinois State on Thursday, their thi...

Women’s Basketball: After two-game homestand, Cats set sights on Baton Rouge

Kevin Trahan

November 16, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern capitalized on its height advantage Thursday, riding 50 points from its forwards to a 69-62 win over Illinois State. Junior forward Dannielle Diamant led the Wildcats with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Brittany O...

Women’s Basketball: Hackney’s 18-point performance leads NU to 69-60 win at Central Michigan

Kevin Trahan

November 13, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

A strong combination of youth and experience helped Northwestern edge Central Michigan for a 69-60 win Friday to open the 2011-2012 season. Junior Kendall Hackney led NU with 18 points, while freshman Morgan Jones added 12 and fe...

Women’s Basketball: Morgan Jones scores 16 points in Northwestern debut

Chris Johnson

November 6, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern kicked off its season Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena with an exhibition against Division II Lewis University, toppling the Flyers 83-61. Senior Brittany Orban and freshman Morgan Jones led the way for the Wildcats with 16 ...

Women’s Basketball: With Amy Jaeschke gone, the Wildcats join the post player-to-guard movement

Jonah Rosenblum

October 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

As the Wildcats prepare to adjust to life without Amy Jaeschke, they are in step with a broader change that is sweeping the Big Ten. With the graduation of dominant post players like Jaeschke, Iowa's Kachine Alexander and Ohio Stat...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern snags first round Big Ten win

Colin Becht

March 1, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

It probably was not the type of game Northwestern wanted to play, but the Wildcats will gladly accept an ugly win. NU downed Minnesota 53-44 in a turnover-riddled Big Ten Tournament first-round matchup on Thursday night. While most peop...

Women’s Basketball: Early momentum fuels Cats

Colin Becht

March 1, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Coach Joe McKeown didn't want to talk about history after Thursday's 53-44 win over Minnesota, Northwestern's first Big Ten Tournament victory in more than a decade. Nor did he want to talk about how unlikely the victory was gi...

Live: Women’s Basketball: NU leads Minnesota at halftime

Jonah L. Rosenblum and Colin Becht

March 1, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern took a double-digit lead nine minutes into its first-round matchup with Minnesota, but let most of that lead slip away in the final minutes of the half, taking a 18-16 advantage into the locker room. The Wildcats ...

Women’s Basketball: Amy Jaeschke earns All-Big Ten honors

Staff

February 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Senior center Amy Jaeschke has cemented her place in Northwestern's history books, earning All-Big Ten honors from both the media and conference coaches, the Big Ten Conference announced Monday. Jaeschke, who was also named to ...

Male and female coaches: is there a difference?

Colin Becht

February 27, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

After completing her freshman season at Florida, in which she received little playing time, sophomore guard Tailor Jones elected to transfer to Northwestern. Beyond the matter of court time, Jones had another reason for transferring: Fl...