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Nebraska Cornhuskers at Northwetsern Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two schools from the Big Ten will face off against one another when the Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to take on the Northwestern Wildcats. No. 19 Nebraska (5-1) will be looking to defeat Northwestern (3-3) in this contest which will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 7:30 pm ET. Ryan Field in Evanston, IL will be the host of this one. The Odds: The Nebraska Cornhuskers...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Myrick's 100-Yd Kickoff Return Gives Minnesota the Edge Over Northwestern

When you have a game that is being well played by both teams it is often the big play that turns the tide in favor of one or the other. That was certainly the case for the Minnesota Gophers in Saturday's game against the Northwestern Wildcats.Momentum was in Northwestern's favor after Trevor Siemian capped off a 97-yard touchdown drive to tie the game up midway through the...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Minnesota Golden Gophers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Northwestern Wildcats will travel to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a match-up of two schools who are unbeaten in Big Ten play. Northwestern (3-2) has rallied from its early season struggles while Minnesota (4-1) has been a pleasant surprise. Coverage of the game between Northwestern and Minnesota will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Debuts Gothic-Style Uniforms For Homecoming (Photos)

The Northwestern University Wildcats will sport a unique look for the football team’s homecoming game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Oct. 18. The school released photos of the black, gothic-style Under Armour uniforms on Monday, and one word that comes to mind when look at them is “academic.” The unis feature a black-purple-and-gold color scheme, a nod to the school...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Basketball Preview: #12 Northwestern Wildcats

Well it was a run.  Northwestern did everything they could do grab that elusive (to them, not to anyone else) first ever NCAA Tournament bid and fell short year after year.  Now there's no John Shurna.  There's no Drew Crawford.  There's no Juice Thompson.  There's no Luka Mirkovic.  There's just Dave Sobolewski and his lesbian haircut.  Well there'...
Via Down with Goldy
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Opposition Research: Northwestern defensive scouting report

No more non-conference, time for the real games. While it was nice to experiment with a tougher non-conference opponent, the last three games have felt like the same old boring, going through the motions type games. While Northwestern may not burn the fire of Minnesota or Nebraska or even Iowa for Badger fans, those in the know realize just how difficult it has been for any Wisconsin...
Via Madtown Badgers
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats at Penn State Nittany Lions: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Northwestern Wildcats will travel to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions. Penn State is 4-0 and will be looking to earn another win over Northwestern who enters this game 1-2. Coverage of the game between Northwestern and Penn State will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. The Odds: Penn State is a 10 point...
Via Tireball.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas books Penn State as 9-point favorite over Northwestern

Coming off their fourth win of the season, and their fifth straight dating back to last season, the Penn State Nittany Lions are opening up as nine point favorite on Big Ten worst, Northwestern Wildcats. Last week, The Nittany Lions dominated a weak UMass team, scoring 45 or more points in a single game for the first time since 2009 when they defeated Eastern Illinois 52-3. Penn...
Via Total Sports Live
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 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. Welsh-Ryan Arena has a new high-definition, 23-foot wide video scoreboard. It will […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Northwestern...
Via Inside the Hall
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the B1G: Is Fitz under fire at Northwestern?

In an effort to help bring you the most complete and in depth coverage, we’re not only going to bring you our original content, but we’re going to also highlight some of the best writers and sites from across the conference. Each week we’ll highlight at least one story from outside our coverage per school. Today we give you a look at a great article from our friends at Lake...
Via Talking 10
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Legend Joins Northwestern Board of Trustees

ESPN legend and Chicago native Michael Wilbon was elected to Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees. Wilbon, who has been on ESPN television (primarily on “Pardon the Interruption” with Tony Kornheiser) since 2001, graduated from Northwestern in 1980. Wilbon has always supported the Wildcats despite his move to national prominence. The South Side native delivered Northwestern’s...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy SEAL walk-on defensive end at Northwestern

SEa, Air, Land…..turf. Navy SEALs are trained to fight anywhere and everywhere apparently. 32 year-old active-duty special forces soldier, family father of three and student at Northwestern, Tom Hruby, has taken on quite a workload already. It’s not enough though, Hruby is a walk-on at Northwestern’s football program as a defensive end. Impressive credentials despite his age...
Via Sports Mockery
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Northwestern Unveils New Football Gloves For 2014 Season

The Northwestern Wildcats, like many other college football teams across the nation, kicked off fall practice Monday afternoon. While Wildcats fans are hoping for a much different product on the field in 2014, we learned today that at least one part of the team’s wardrobe is getting an upgrade. The official Northwestern Twitter account tweeted out a photo of the new gloves that...
Via College Spun
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why The Northwestern Union Will Eventually Lose, Even If They Win

After the Chicago area’s branch of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in favor of the Northwestern University football team’s petition to unionize, the decision shook the landscape of college athletics.  Not only for the monumental declaration made by the NLRB in claiming that the student-athletes are employees — something that goes against the very ideals of...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-ranked amateur Fitzpatrick quits school at Northwestern

Top-ranked amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick, widely regarded as British golf's hottest prospect, has quit university in the United States to pursue his career back in his native England. The 19-year-old Fitzpatrick followed the path taken by compatriot Luke Donald by joining Northwestern University in Chicago last year, after a successful summer in which he won the U.S. Amateur and...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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