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The Daily Northwestern

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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

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Men’s Basketball: Despite furious second-half rally, Northwestern’s NCAA Tournament run fizzles out in 68-63 loss to UCLA

March 19, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — At 8:35 p.m. PT on Saturday, coach Chris Collins, with his backcourt tandem trailing behind, took a seat on the makeshift podium in the media workroom of the Golden 1 Center. The...

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Men’s Basketball: ‘I can’t talk enough about the support’: Northwestern fans journey from far and wide to support the Wildcats in the Big Dance

March 17, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In Northwestern’s two NCAA Tournament appearances there’s been one distinct similarity between 2017 and 2023.  Both times, the Cats were dealt a hand in the West region —...

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Men’s Basketball: What to Watch For: Still dancing! Northwestern readies for clash with No. 2 UCLA in round of 32

March 17, 2023

“Survive and advance.” The motto of March Madness, constantly repeated by coach Chris Collins and his two backcourt standouts — senior guard Boo Buie  and redshirt senior guard Chase Audige —...

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Men’s Basketball: Cervantes: Collins poured his faith into Buie and Audige, Northwestern heads onto round of 32

March 17, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — This time last year, I had an article prepped on some of the coaches I’d tab as Chris Collins’ replacement. Former Sports Editor Patrick Andres had charged himself, senior...

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Men’s Basketball: What to Watch For: Dancing Again! Northwestern heads out west for first-round date with 10-seed Boise State in Sacramento

March 15, 2023

For the second time in program history, Northwestern is dancing in March. In front of a sizable crowd of purple and white Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena , the Wildcats heard their name called after a six-year...

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