The Daily Northwestern

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: 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 ...

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 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 ...