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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

 Freshman guard Casey Harter attacks the basket versus Illinois defenders in their first matchup of the season on Jan. 14 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern drops 15th game of season versus Illinois

February 11, 2024

After putting together its largest win margin of the season Sunday afternoon versus Wisconsin, Northwestern fell short against Illinois Thursday night with a tough 82-71 loss — the ‘Cats’ second...

Paige Mott tries to keep the ball away from an Iowa player.

Rapid Recap: Illinois 82, Northwestern 71

February 8, 2024

Fresh off a wire-to-wire, dominant victory against Wisconsin, Northwestern traveled to Champaign to take on Illinois in a rematch of January’s 40-point Illini drubbing. The grudge didn’t fare much...

Freshman guard Casey Harter drives toward the lane.

Women’s basketball: Northwestern’s prolonged scoring droughts to blame in rivalry loss to Illinois

January 14, 2024

A game that could’ve delivered Northwestern its first back-to-back conference wins in two years easily turned into the Wildcats graciously gifting Illinois its first conference win of the season Sunday. Freshman...

Women in white uniform dribbles basketball.

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern falls short against No. 21 Illinois in back-and-forth nailbiter

January 22, 2023

Just a couple weeks removed from a tight, six-point defeat at the hands of in-state rival Illinois, the Wildcats had a chance at redemption Sunday. Up by one at halftime, Northwestern (6-13, 0-9 Big...

Girl in white uniform holds basketball

Women’s Basketball: Epstein: Northwestern’s defensive scheme gives No. 21 Illinois all it can handle

January 22, 2023

Northwestern returned home to Welsh-Ryan Arena on a snowy Sunday afternoon and looked to split the season-series with its in-state rival No. 21 Illinois. Although the Wildcats (6-13, 0-9 Big Ten) went...

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