Posted November 02, 2011 on
The Wildcats are facing a difficult test on Saturday as they face the ninth-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers in front of another sellout crowd at Memorial Stadium. Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald is preparing his team to face a tough opponent inside a loud stadium.
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Bo Pelini was in a good mood yesterday, so he was (surprisingly?) open to discussing the Blackshirts tradition at length during Monday's press conference.
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The biggest mystery of the new season is the Huskers, because not only are they new to the conference but they've been so bad, pretty much forever, that they're rarely on TV so it's not easy to pick up a whole lot of first hand knowledge. So here are the two things I know from last season: Lance Jeter was a pretty good all around point-guard, especially after he made...
LINCOLN - The Nebraska Cornhuskers continued preparing for this weekend's game against the Northwestern Wildcats as they practiced outdoors on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in full pads for just over two hours.
The three previous years under the Bo Pelini tenure led to conjecture and hand waving about the patterns someone could find in a small sample size. The term "October woe" was about the unimpressive 10th month of the year and "strong finisher" was all about Novembers. Before this year's strong showing, Pelini's Octobers had a 7-5 record and Novembers...
Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald discusses the Wildcats' Tuesday morning practice.
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The Northwestern Wildcats continued the week of preparations on Tuesday morning, as they put in two hours of practice inside the Nicolet Football Center in Evanston. Pat Fitzgerald was happy with his team’s effort. Go inside Northwestern practice with this PurpleWildcats.com practice report.
Coming off a big victory, the Wildcats now look ahead to their first Big Ten game with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Pat Fitzgerald along with Jordan Mabin and Treyvon Green met with the media to talk Huskers. PurpleWildcats.com brings you notes from another Monday with the Wildcats.