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Women’s basketball roundtable: Regular season ends

Daily Sports

February 28, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Daily sports writers ahead review the women's basketball team's season and look ahead to the Big Ten Tournament....

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Wildcats continue tendency to start slow

Danny Daly

February 27, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Though difficult to watch, Northwestern's 13-point first half against Illinois wasn't any worse than some of its other performances during the past few years. The Wildcats are prone to the occasional first half in which they ca...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern comeback rejected by Illinois

Robbie Levin

February 27, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With 4:30 remaining Sunday, junior guard Meshia Reed snatched the ball from Illinois guard Fabiola Josil and sprinted to the other basket. Reed went up for the layup, but Lacey Simpson caught up with Reed and blocked her shot. No...

Women’s Basketball Gamer: Wildcats hang around in first half but can’t contain Lavender

Robbie Levin and Robbie Levin

February 24, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Thursday just wasn't Northwestern's night in Columbus. Rather it was Senior Night for No. 10 Ohio State, and the Buckeyes made sure to send their seniors out in style.The combination of sophomore point guard Samantha Prahalis ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern jockeying for postseason position in ‘bizarre’ Big Ten year

Robbie Levin

February 23, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

No one on Northwestern has been in this position before. The Wildcats are 16-11, sitting in seventh place in the Big Ten and jockeying for a first-round bye in the Big Ten Tournament.While NU is having its best season in the pa...

Women’s basketball roundtable: Push for a strong finish

Daily Sports

February 21, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Daily roundtable crew breaks down the past week in NU women's basketball....

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Cats improve record to 4-0 in Big Ten home rematches

Robbie Levin

February 20, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Another home rematch, another win for the Wildcats. Dating back to Northwestern's Jan. 17 victory over Minnesota, four of the Cats' last five home games have been rematches with teams they played first on the road.One month ago...

Video: ‘Cats channel the power of pink

Anna Bisaro

February 20, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northwestern defeated Iowa 72-66 on breast cancer awareness night at Welsh-Ryan Arena....

Women’s Basketball: Defense steps up to prevent repeat of previous loss

Danny Daly

February 20, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Too many times this season, Northwestern has built up a sizeable second-half lead yet failed to put the game away-including earlier this year against Iowa, Sunday afternoon's opponent. In the rematch, the Wildcats made sure hi...

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Clutch Cats consistent down stretch

Robbie Levin and Robbie Levin

February 17, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Thursday night's 78-73 overtime win against Indiana guaranteed Northwestern its first winning regular season record in more than a decade. The Wildcats punctuated their accomplishment with the most memorable game they've played al...

Women’s Basketball: Sweet shots sink Hoosiers

Robbie Levin and Robbie Levin

February 17, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Maybe it's the gym. Maybe it's the fans. Maybe it's the balls. Whatever the reason, Northwestern has a penchant for playing nail-biters at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Wildcats' last three home games had been decided by an average of...

Through Hell and back’: Beth Marshall recovers from injuries, tragedy to lead Wildcats

Robbie Levin

February 15, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Whenever the Wildcats are looking for direction, all eyes are on Beth Marshall. The junior point guard commands attention in the Northwestern huddle. It's not her size: at 5-foot-5 she is the shortest player on the Cats' roster. It...