The Daily Northwestern

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...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern cedes paint, win to Penn State

Jonah L. Rosenblum

February 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern went into the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday and showed it belonged on the same court as Penn State. What the Wildcats failed to show, however, is that they could beat the Big Ten's top team, falling 66-56 to the Ni...

Women’s Basketball: Cats preparing to enter the Nittany Lions’ Den

Colin Becht

February 21, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

As Northwestern prepares for its regular season finale, the Wildcats have a lot riding on Sunday's game at Penn State. As a bubble team for the NCAA Tournament, Sunday's contest and NU's performance in the Big Ten Tournament next week...

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...