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The ’Cats couldn’t handle the top dogs.
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losing streak, losing season
Though the half started out promising as a Pardon layup was followed by an electric Law dunk, hopes were dashed as the team reverted back to their inept ways.
Pallas' Night
Northwestern gave senior Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah a final game to remember at Welsh-Ryan, defeating Indiana 69-49 in a commanding performance.
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making a splash
The women's swim and dive team set several Northwestern records this past weekend at the Big Ten Women's Swimming and Diving Championships in Bloomington, Indiana.
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Broom in the closet
The Blue Devils took the series, but the Wildcats managed to squeak out a win on Sunday
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Up and Down
Northwestern battled in singles, but weren’t able to come up with enough third-set victories to steal the match.
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Another game, another loss
The ‘Cats did their best to make it exciting, but in the end, the story was the same.
In their return to the hard courts of Combe Tennis Center, Northwestern (6-4, 1-0 B1G) opened up the Big Ten ...
Another night, another collapse. Northwestern dropped its seventh match in a row, losing 63-49 to Ohio State in Columbus following ...
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Fitz's minions
Northwestern men’s basketball has us all feeling down. In moments like these, you have to think about what makes you happy: Maybe it’s ice cream, Christmas or Oprah. Here at NBN Sports, we naturally turn to Pat Fitzgerald and Northwestern football.
Upset City
Chakonis’s pin gave the Wildcats key momentum in their 25-12 win over the Illini Friday evening
Going to your head
Michigan, Wisconsin, and Purdue: Some of the top teams from a top conference will be threats beyond that fateful week, going deep into late March
Dominant Yet Again
In their third consecutive weekend doubleheader, the Widlcats crushed Ball State and UIC without dropping a single match.
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All they do is win
Northwestern was lucky to come away with a 21-20 win, as this game proved to be much more of a challenge for the Wildcats than expected.
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eye on the ball
Wildcat softball closed out the weekend with a W after games against Louisville and North Carolina.

On The Blogs

Halfway to Saturday
Yes, it was Bowling Green. But the strategy of sharing the ball in the backfield clearly paid off and should be considered in the future.
Halfway to Saturday
NU's win over Nevada leaves us with cause for concern. The play in the trenches, on both the offensive and defensive side, left much to be desired.
Halfway to Saturday
“This year he just has so much more control of the game, personally, that it’s starting to spread throughout the entire offense and everyone else is calming down.”
Halfway to Saturday
Marcus McShepard stepped up and made an impact on Saturday, and his journey this season is characteristic of his whole team's.
Halfway to Saturday
The Wildcats' star power can overshadow the reason why NU is scoring more points - the drastic improvement of the offensive line.
Halfway to Saturday
Northwestern is the most unpredictable team in college football. We explore the possible reasons why.
Halfway to Saturday
Off to their worst start since 2004, the 'Cats will have to improve on the fly this season. Could that mean shaking things up at kicker?
Halfway to Saturday
With opponents stuffing the box against NU's stout running game, the 'Cats will need to find answers through the air to have success in B1G play.