Posted November 20, 2012 on
The season is still young, but we have learned plenty to this point. PurpleWildcats offers a look at what's working and what hasn't for the Northwestern Wildcats.
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Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says he expects quarterback Kain Colter and running back Venric Mark to play this week against Illinois.
Mark sat out the second half of Saturday's 23-20 victory at Michigan State with what was announced as an upper extremity injury, while Colter was shaken up in the second half. The two are a big reason why Illinois ranks third in the Big Ten...
Former Cardinal Jared Swopshire is fitting nicely with his new team. The Northwestern Wildcats are off to a 3-0 start for the first time in over a decade. This is obviously the Swop effect, no?
In three games this season, Swop is averaging 11.7 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. He had a career high performance last week’s 81-68 win against Mississippi Valley State, finishing...
When Northwestern needed an answer in its 69-50 victory over Delaware State, it turned to sophomore point guard Dave Sobolewski. He paced the Wildcats with a steady hand, an early trend to the season.
The regular season comes to a close on Saturday when the Wildcats host rival Illinois at Ryan Field. It provides the chance for Northwestern to finish its season the right way. Former standout Jack DiNardo offers a look at the team.