The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Turnover battle plays large role in Cats’ loss

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

January 15, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Basketball The more shots you take, the more shots you make. That’s how percentages work. But Northwestern has not been attempting many shots in comparison to its opponents, and that has had an impact on the scoreboa...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern ekes out victory over Rutgers in Big Ten opener

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

December 30, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Northwestern returned to its defensive identity Tuesday in a 51-47 win at Rutgers to begin Big Ten play. NU (10-4, 1-0 Big Ten) faced a 10:36 field-goal drought late in the second half but locked down on Rutgers (8-6, 0-1) to hold on for the close v...

Men’s Basketball: After uneven non-conference season, Northwestern primed to test conference waters

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

December 29, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

As Northwestern's non-conference schedule draws to a close and Big Ten play begins, the Wildcats will find themselves in a fight to not be the worst team in the conference when they travel to Rutgers on Tuesday. It isn't a...

Football: Breaking down Northwestern’s bowl hopes

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 7, 2014

Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports

Northwestern has an uphill road to bowl eligibility. But the Wildcats could sneak into a bowl at 5-7 thanks to their academic success.

Ludlow will not teach Winter Quarter

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is not teaching for the third consecutive quarter this winter. On CAESAR, Ludlow is scheduled to teach an independent study and two senior tutorials in the philosophy department, but Universit...

Cross Country: Pianin stars, Northwestern takes 10th at Big Ten Championships

Max Schuman, Reporter

November 4, 2014

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Sophomore Jena Pianin broke the 21-minute mark and set a new personal best for a 6K race, leading the Wildcats to a 10th-place showing in the Big Ten Cross Country Championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa. Pianin finished...

Men’s Soccer: Wildcats draw against defense-focused Spartans

Tim Balk, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Filed under Soccer, Sports

Soccer Two overtime periods weren't enough to decide Northwestern’s game with Michigan State on Sunday, as the battle between the No. 25 Wildcats (7-2-5, 2-1-3 Big Ten) and the No. 10 Spartans (9-3-3, 3-1-2) ended in a 1-1 dr...