The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: Cats trump Gophers, climb out of three-game rut

Jonah L. Rosenblum

February 18, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

On Senior Day at Welsh-Ryan Arena, it was a sophomore and a senior who helped lift Northwestern to a 62-55 victory over Minnesota. The sophomore, Kendall Hackney, made her presence known throughout the afternoon, whether it was pe...

Women’s Basketball: Jaeschke gets last win at Welsh-Ryan

Colin Becht

February 18, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It was only fitting that one of the biggest stars in Northwestern women's basketball history would shine bright on her senior day. Senior center Amy Jaeschke willed NU to a 62-55 victory on Sunday over Minnesota with yet another do...

Women’s Basketball: Cats drop game on bad rebounding

Jonah Rosenblum

February 15, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Seeking a signature win to improve its NCAA tournament berth chances, Northwestern let No. 11 Michigan State simply grab the game away Thursday night. The Spartans out-rebounded the Wildcats 45-29 en route to a 74-60 victory in...

Live: Women’s Basketball: NU hosts Iowa

Jonah L. Rosenblum and Colin Becht

February 11, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

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Live: Women’s Basketball: NU takes on Wisconsin

Jonah L. Rosenblum

February 8, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

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Women’s Basketball: Wildcats lose behind-arc battle to Badgers

Jonah Rosenblum

February 8, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Thursday's matchup between Northwestern and Wisconsin came down to two big runs by the Badgers. The first run left the Wildcats trailing by double-digits. The second served as a knockout blow, lifting Wisconsin to a 62-41 vi...

Women’s Basketball: Both offenses shine in high-scoring battle

Jonah L. Rosenblum

February 1, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In Northwestern's barn-burning 80-79 win over Illinois Thursday evening, there was plenty of offense to go around. Both teams put on a shooting clinic, as the Wildcats knocked down 57 percent of their shots, and the Fighting Il...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats squeak by Illinois 80-79

Colin Becht

February 1, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

With time expiring and Northwestern trailing by one, senior center Amy Jaeschke spun, faded away from the hoop and converted a miracle: The Wildcats defeated Illinois 80-79 as Jaeschke banked in a jumper with 1.4 seconds left. Guard Lydia McC...

Live: Women’s Basketball: NU takes on Wisconsin at Welsh-Ryan

Colin Becht and Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 28, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

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Orban, Cats look to snap losing streak against Gophers

Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 25, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It's hard for statistics to capture exactly what junior forward Brittany Orban brings to the court. "It's the glue that she brings," coach Joe McKeown said. "Diving on the court, out-rebounding people, making big baskets for us. S...

Women’s Basketball: Despite late rally, Cats crumble to Wolverines

January 18, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

As time ran out in the first half of Northwestern's 76-67 loss on Thursday night, Michigan guard Kate Thompson hit a three-pointer to put the Wolverines up by 12. It would be the last time the Wildcats trailed by single digits un...

Slow to ignite: Cats trail early, trail often

Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 18, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In horse racing, the championship thoroughbred Zenyatta made a habit of starting slow out of the gate before coming on strong toward the end. In Evanston, Northwestern has found that coming back is a lot harder than Zenyatta ...