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Gophers routed at Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Tre Demps scored 23 points with eight assists and Bryant McIntosh added 20 points and six rebounds as Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak with an 82-58 win over Minnesota on Thursday night.Aaron Falzon also scored 10 points for the Wildcats, (16-8, 4-7 Big Ten), who won for the first time since Jan. 12.Jordan Murphy scored 14 points and Nate Mason finished...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Demps, McIntosh lead Northwestern over Minnesota 82-58

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Tre Demps scored 23 points with eight assists and Bryant McIntosh added 20 points and six rebounds as Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak with an 82-58 win over Minnesota on Thursday night. Aaron Falzon also scored 10 points for the Wildcats, (16-8, 4-7 Big Ten), who won for the first time since Jan. 12. Jordan Murphy scored 14 points and Nate Mason...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan St.-Northwestern Preview

Having snapped its longest skid in three seasons, Michigan State is determined to continue heading in the right direction. Following a much-needed victory over a top-10 opponent, the visiting No. 12 Spartans can send Northwestern to a fourth consecutive defeat Thursday night in its third of four straight games against ranked Big Ten foes. Coming in a loser of three straight, including...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats Bring Fight to College Park, Lose in Overtime to the Terps 62-56

Melo Trimble Had 18 Points vs. Northwestern/gettyimagesby Terry Cook@OccupyEutawStThe 5th (or 7th) ranked Maryland Terrapins expect a fight every game in #B1G Conference play.  They are fully aware that they have a bullseye on their back and will be facing the best in any team they play.  Chris Collins' Northwestern Wildcats came in tonight as a bit of an afterthought, after losing...
Via College Hoops Digest
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers drop fifth straight, fall to Northwestern at home

MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Falzon tied his career-high with 20 points and Tre Demps added 13 as Northwestern defeated Minnesota 77-52 on Saturday.Joey van Zegeren added 11 points and Bryant McIntosh had 10 assists for the Wildcats (14-3, 2-2 in the Big Ten), who posted their biggest victory ever at Minnesota's Williams Arena.Nate Mason scored 13 points and Bakary Konate added 12 for the...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwestern needs Clayton Thorson to become passer to compete in 2016

Northwestern was hoping for a program-record 11th victory on the season as it took on the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2016 Outback Bowl. However, many believed Northwestern’s offense would be the hinderance to that goal. Those who thought that were proven right, as the Wildcats were trounced 45-6 by a game Tennessee Volunteer side that could do no wrong on the ground or on defense...
Via Talking 10
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee dominates Northwestern in Outback Bowl

Last season, the Tennessee Volunteers won a second-tier January bowl game in the state of Florida against an opponent from the Big Ten West. The Big Orange brigade blasted Iowa in the TaxSlayer (formerly Gator) Bowl to salvage their season. This season, the Vols would have preferred to play a Big Ten East team in the Sunshine State, because it would have meant they’d have won...
Via The Comeback
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

The Center Position is Now a Revolving Door at Northwestern

Northwestern center Alex Olah (22) recently sustained a foot injury (Getty Images)   As 2015 draws to a close there is both good news and bad news at the center position for the Northwestern Wildcats (12-1). The good news is that senior backup center Joey van Zegeren returned to the lineup in Sunday night’s victory over Loyola-Maryland after missing the team’s previous three...
Via The Sports Journal
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern C Alex Olah out with stress fracture in foot

Northwestern’s basketball team is getting off to a start reminiscent of their 2015 football team, their 12-1 start is actually their best since the 1982-83 season. Even so, their squad took a significant blow as senior center Alex Olah has been sidelined indefinitely with a stress fracture in his foot, the team announced Sunday. Through 12 games Olah’s averaging 12.8 points...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wildcats enjoy 'Bowl Week Chicago'

If not for the Iowa Hawkeyes surprising run to the Rose Bowl, the Northwestern Wildcats would be getting a lot more love for the 10 win season they enjoyed in 2015.After a surprising season for Pat Fitzgerald's squad, they have earned a trip to Tampe, Florida for the 2016 Outback Bowl against Tennessee. Before heading down for the game, the team enjoyed a nice time in nearby Chicago...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Olah Powers Northwestern to Victory over Mississippi Valley State

Northwestern center Alex Olah (22) posted a double-double against Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night (Getty Images)   EVANSTON, IL- Out of the three players that remain on the Northwestern Wildcats basketball team from the Bill Carmody era, there is one player that has fully elevated himself to the next level this season under current head coach Chris Collins. Senior center...
Via The Sports Journal
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern taking shots at Tennessee ahead of Outback Bowl

The Outback Bowl is possibly one of the stranger match-ups of the entire bowl season. The 10-2 Northwestern Wildcats earned their way into the game and they truly deserve their spot in the game. As for Tennessee, the team went 8-4 and had a truly fantastic season, losing to two of the four College Football Playoff teams by a combined 12 points along the way. However, it would seem...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern QB punks students by asking them questions about him

The Northwestern Wildcats had an improbable 2015 season. The team started the year 5-0 and had one of the best defenses in the country at that point in the year. They won their last five games and finished the regular season 10-2, a terrific year that not many people expected. While their defense carried the team most of the year and running back Justin Jackson was their biggest...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

George RR Martin, Julia Louis-Dreyfus at Northwestern game

Saturday’s Penn State-Northwestern game was an absolute thriller, with the Wildcats emerging victorious 23-21. But an epic meet-up took place off the field as well when the creator of “Game of Thrones” joined forces with the star of “Veep.” George R.R. Martin was at Saturday’s game at Ryan Field to accept an alumni award, while Julia Louis-Dreyfus was there because...
Via The Sports Daily
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Northwestern practiced in Halloween costumes

This is courtesy of Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald and it is amazing…. Happy Halloween from @NUFBFamily! — Pat Fitzgerald (@coachfitz51) October 30, 2015   The post Watch: Northwestern practiced in Halloween costumes appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern flies ‘W’ flags over football stadium in support of Cubs

The NLCS gets underway on Saturday with the Cubs looking to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1945. The Mets are seeking their first trip since 2000. Around both cities, excitement is understandably high. In Illinois, Northwestern University showed its support during the school’s football game against Iowa. High above Ryan...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan returns opening kickoff for at touchdown vs. Northwestern

It didn’t take long for No. 18 Michigan to make a splash against No. 13 Northwestern Saturday afternoon.  On the opening kickoff, wide receiver Jehu Chesson found a crease, shook a defender and took it 96 yards down the sideline to put the Wolverines ahead 7-0. It marked Michigan’s first kick return touchdown since 2009. All of the talk was about defense. Looks like special...
Via College Spun
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ son is a Northwestern basketball walk-on

On Wednesday, Northwestern University announced a new walk-on for their 2015-16 basketball team – a freshman named Charlie Hall. His name probably doesn’t mean a whole lot…until you look at his bio on Northwestern’s website. Welcome to new @NUMensBball walk-on Charlie Hall. Yada, yada, yada…you might know his mother. ...
Via Awful Announcing
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Son of Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes Northwestern basketball team as walk-on

    The latest addition to the Northwestern men’s basketball team might have you exclaiming “get out!” in disbelief. Yes, Charlie Hall, the son of actors Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, has made the Northwestern basketball team as a walk-on. Hall is a freshman from Los Angeles and played high school ball at Crossroads School, the same private school in LA that produced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Northwestern have real shot to win Big Ten West?

The Northwestern Wildcats are one of the pleasant surprises so far this season, not only for the Big Ten but for college football as a whole. They opened the season with a bang, beating a very well-coached Stanford team that beat a talented USC squad on the road in Week 3. From there, the Wildcats have quietly taken care of business, picking up a quality road victory against...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Northwestern’s Jerry Brown Gets Down

While the opening weekend-plus of the college football season was mostly a downer for the Big Ten, things kicked off well for the conference last Saturday thanks to the Northwestern Wildcats. In a shocker, Northwestern upset the Standford Cardinal in the early kickoff, 16-6, completely dominating every facet of the game against a ranked opponent. Just about no one saw that coming...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats defense leads way to upset over #21 Stanford Cardinals

College football is back and in full swing. Some teams who should win have struggled out of the gate, like the 21st ranked Stanford Cardinals. Saturday morning in Evanston, IL, the Cardinal offense hit a brick wall. That brick wall? The Northwestern Wildcats’ defense. The Wildcats definitely came to play in their season opener in front of their home crowd, shocking the 21st ranked...
Via EndZoneScore
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Northwestern assistant celebrates win by dancing

Here at CS, we love it when coaches show some emotion and break out dance moves. Northwestern assistant head coach Jerry Brown did just that in the locker room following the Wildcats’ 16-6 upset of No. 21 Stanford this afternoon. When that Nat King Cole comes on. — Dieter Kurtenbach (@dkurtenbach) September 5, 2015   That’s outstanding. Great...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NW’s Scottie Lindsey posterizes Spanish defender

The Northwestern Wildcats men’s basketball team is currently on an overseas trip, and sophomore wing Scottie Lindsey recently had a highlight reel moment on it. In Northwestern’s exhibition game against Spanish club CB Tarragona, Lindsey absolutely posterized a defender with a thunderous dunk. It can be seen at the 1:22 mark of the video below. A former three-star recruit out...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Northwestern Star Kain Colter Reacts To NLRB Decision On Unionization: ” I Don’t Think It’s A Huge Loss”

In early 2014, Northwestern football made waves around the college athletics landscape when they began an effort to unionize. Today, the National Labor Relations Board made a ruling on the players’ case, and it isn’t a great one for them. The NLRB unanimously declined jurisdiction in the case, the board announced today: In a unanimous decision, the National Labor Board declined...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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