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Lindsey, Demps spark NU to 90-63 rout of New Orleans

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Scottie Lindsey had 15 of his 26 points in the second half and Tre Demps added 16 to lead Northwestern to a 90-63 rout of New Orleans on Saturday night. Lindsey was 9 for 12 from the field, including 6 of 7 on 3-pointers, as Northwestern (5-1) won its second straight. Nate Frye had 14 points and Cameron Reed had 13 to lead New Orleans (2-3), which never seriously...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 16 Northwestern tops Illinois for 10th win, fifth straight

Wildcats running back Justin Jackson (21) scores a touchdown during the first half against the Illini at Soldier Field. Dennis Wierzbicki USA TODAY SportsCHICAGO -- Justin Jackson rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown, and No. 16 Northwestern beat Illinois 24-14 on Saturday.Freshman Clayton Thorson threw for 146 yards and a score as Northwestern (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) avenged last year...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Cubit drops interim tag, signs two-year deal as Illini head coach

Prior to today’s game with the Northwestern Wildcats at Soldier Field, Bill Cubit received some good news. The Illinois Fighting Illini interim head coach has shed his interim tag and signed a deal to become the team’s head coach for the next two years. “Bill has stepped in during an extremely difficult period and done an outstanding job in leading our football program since...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Illinois Fighting Illini: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats will travel to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini. North Western (9-2) seeks their tenth win of the year when they take on Illinois (5-6) in this one. Coverage of this game airs on ESPNU beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Soldier Field. The Odds: Northwestern is a 4 point favorite against Illinois. The over/under for this game is 41 total...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats Continue to Defy the Odds

The Cubs, Bears, and Blackhawks may have Chicago’s heart, but just 14 miles up North Shore Drive in Evanston, the Northwestern Wildcats are the heartbeat to the city of approximately 75,000 people — mostly college students and former alumni. Northwestern’s campus holds one of the more iconic settings in the Big Ten, sitting off of Lake Michigan. Since 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks...
Via Know It All Football
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers: Preview, predictions and prognostications

When: 3:30 p.m. ETWhere: Madison, WI; Camp Randall (80,321)TV: BTNAll-Time Series: Wisconsin leads 57-34-5Last Meeting: Northwestern win 20-14, in 2014Line: Wisconsin -9.5 Very quietly both of these teams have had outstanding seasons that would have been good enough to contend for the division and Big Ten title in years past. That was before we all started following the Iowa...
Via Talking 10
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers: Betting odds, point spread and tv streaming

Two Big Ten schools face off against one another on Saturday when the No. 20 Northwetsern Wildcats take on the No. 21 Wisconsin Badgers. The AP poll has Northwestern (8-2) ahead of Wisconsin (8-2) while the coaches poll has them flipped the other way. Coverage of this game airs on the Big Ten Network beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Camp Randall Stadium. The Odds: Wisconsin is an 11...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell men’s basketball falls to Northwestern in season opener

UMass Lowell falls in season opener. (Photo/UMass Lowell Athletics)EVANSTON, Ill. – Freshman Isaac White (Ashland, Ohio) logged a team-high 15 points to lead the UMass Lowell River Hawks in a season-opening, 79-57 loss at Northwestern on Friday evening. “We liked the first half a lot better than the second half,” said Head Coach Pat Duquette. “Our guys played really hard...
Via Mill City Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern University Protestors Interrupt Athletic Facility Groundbreaking To Make List of Demands

A large group of Northwestern University black students stormed the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lakefront Athletics and Recreation Complex on Northwestern’s Evanston campus at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Instead of blueprints and plans, chants of “Power” could be heard echoing through the room. In addition...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Northwestern Wildcats: Preview, predictions and prognostications

When: 12:00 p.m. ETWhere: Ryan Field, Evanston, ILTV: BTNAll-Time Series: Purdue leads 50-28-1Last Meeting: Northwestern 38-14, in 2014Line: Northwestern -16.0 A week after winning a separation game against Penn State with a backup quarterback, Northwestern must defend against a letdown vs. Purdue in order to keep hopes alive for a possible division championship and a major...
Via Talking 10
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Forward Vic Law to Miss the Season with a Shoulder Injury

Northwestern University sophomore forward Vic Law will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)   The Northwestern Wildcats got some extremely bad news just days before their season opener. Sophomore forward Vic Law announced on Wednesday that he will miss the 2015-2016 season to have surgery on his left shoulder. It turns out that the product...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue faces Northwestern team thinking New Year's Day

The Boilermakers are 6-27 in three seasons under coach Darrell Hazell. Sandra Dukes USA TODAY SportsNorthwestern is eagerly looking forward to 2016.That's because the Wildcats are aiming to start next year by playing in a high-profile bowl game. To get there, though, they must put themselves in position to do so starting with Saturday's home game against lowly Purdue.Third in the...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Northwestern Football’s win over Penn State

Saturday was a great day for the Northwestern Wildcats. A field goal by kicker Jack Mitchell with 9 seconds to go secured a 23-21 Northwestern win over the Penn State Nittany Lions. The final 23-21 score accurately reflects the tensions and ongoing battle throughout the game. Mitchell missed two field goals and a PAT – nearly blowing a 20-7 lead. Northwestern Wildcats kicker Jack...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Dominates in Exhibition Opener Against Quincy

Chris Collins began his third season as the head coach of Northwestern Men’s Basketball on Thursday night (Getty Images)   EVANSTON, IL- The Northwestern Wildcats basketball squad got the 2015-2016 season off to the right start on Thursday night. Granted it was only an exhibition game, but it could give an indication as to what may be in store for NU’s opponents once the games...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Football ranked in first CFP Rankings

Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald and quarterback Clayton Thorson (18) celebrate a win against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium. Northwestern defeated Nebraska 30-28. Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports Despite tumbling out of the AP Top 25 Poll in Week 8, Northwestern football is ranked No. 21 in this year’s first College Football Playoff Rankings...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern-Nebraska shows two teams trending in opposite directions

When Northwestern lost at Michigan, it was easier to say that the Wildcats simply ran into a better team. When Northwestern got blown out at home by Iowa, the people of Evanston, Illinois, had to wonder if this season would spiral out of control. On Saturday afternoon, head coach Pat Fitzgerald’s team moved in the right direction. Northwestern escaped Lincoln with a 30-28 win over...
Via The Student Section
October 24, 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

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

Photo: Northwestern to wear gothic uniforms vs. Gophers

The No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats are heading into this week’s game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers looking to prove once again that they belong in the top-25. There have been quite a few fans and analysts that have said that they don’t belong, which has become offensive to the Northwestern program. During this week’s big game, the Wildcats will be taking the field sporting...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern did an awkward dance routine before game

The Northwestern Wildcats are looking very good right now as they are 4-0 and sitting at No. 16 in the AP poll. They have looked very impressive so far and they certainly have reason to dance right now. Before Saturday’s game against Ball State, the team showed off a dance routine that they had been working hard on during the week. IT was rather awkward to say the least. While...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Northwestern Wildcats

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Northwestern Wildcats. Vic Law arrived on campus last season as arguably Northwestern’s best-ever recruit. Coupled with […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview...
Via Inside the Hall
September 16, 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

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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