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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

Courtney Shaw goes up for a shot. The junior forward is averaging a career-high 8.0 points and a team-high 6.7 rebounds per game.

Women’s Basketball: The rise of Courtney Shaw into Northwestern’s next starting center

January 21, 2021

Women's Basketball On Feb. 29, 2020, senior center Abbie Wolf played at Welsh-Ryan Arena for the final time after leading Northwestern to its first Big Ten title in 30 years. Six days later,...

In one of her first games wearing the CD Zamarat jersey, former Northwestern center Abbie Wolf shoots a layup by the paint.

Wildcats in Europe: Abbie Wolf and Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah talk about the transition to basketball in a new continent

October 4, 2020

When Abbie Wolf looked up Zamora, Spain for the first time, she thought it would be a tiny town, “with a bunch of churches like the 1300’s.” She’d never been before, but was set to sign her first...

Veronica Burton drives to the basket. The sophomore guard led the team in steals last season.

Women’s Basketball: NU looks to make its return to the NCAA Tournament

November 8, 2019

Women's Basketball Last season, Northwestern got a glimpse of what it looks like to win a championship. Playing against Arizona in Tuscon for the WNIT Championship, the Wildcats were beaten handily,...

Veronica Burton fends off an oncoming defender. The sophomore guard could have a big impact on the team offensively this year.

Women’s Basketball: The analytics case for Veronica Burton as NU’s key player

November 7, 2019

Women's Basketball Every good redemption story needs a hero. Northwestern is coming off a season that played out like a Hollywood script, with a deep tournament run in the WNIT that saw the Cats’...

Tangela Smith smiles on the sidelines. Smith is in her second year as an assistant coach at Northwestern.

Women’s Basketball: Former WNBA star and NU coach Tangela Smith reflects on coaching career

November 6, 2019

Women's Basketball After being the No. 12 overall draft pick of the 1998 WNBA Draft, accumulating a career 42.3 field goal percentage and ranking in the league’s all-time top-10 in points, blocks...

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