WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) breaks down Northwestern’s stats at the bye week: Sitting at 3-4 on the bye week, it’s been a very inconsistent and up and down season for the Wildcats. Northwestern lost its first two at home, to California and Northern Illinois, two teams they probably should have beaten, and could have beaten, if […]
WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) breaks down how the ‘Cats performed in their homecoming game against Nebraska. Northwestern played one great half of football, and one really bad half of football. On homecoming, Northwestern came out and took a 17-14 lead going into the half. They looked good, pumped up for the homecoming game in their gothic […]
The WNUR staff predicts how Northwestern will fair in their homecoming game against Nebraska. Cameron Songer (1- 2) (@CameronSonger): Nebraska 28, Northwestern 27. These two teams don’t know how to play a game against each other that isn’t close. It’s tempting to say that fate owes the Wildcats one after last year’s Hail Mary, but coaches […]
WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) breaks down some stats from Northwestern’s game against Minnesota. What goes up must come down. After three straight wins, the Northwestern Wildcats fell back down to earth, losing to the Minnesota Golden Gophers 24-17. The Wildcats trudged into TCF Bank Stadium full of hope, but left with a loss after Jalen Myrick’s 100 […]
Cameron Songer (1 – 1) (@CameronSonger): Northwestern 24, Minnesota 7. The Wildcats’ defense is the real deal, and Minnesota doesn’t have a weapon like Melvin Gordon. On the other side, Northwestern’s offense has improved a ton in the past two or three weeks. The difference between this one being a comfortable win and a close win will […]
WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) writes about some statistics from the Northwestern/Wisconsin game. Another week and another stunning upset! Shout it from the mountaintops! Northwestern upset No. 17 Wisconsin at Ryan Field Saturday. In another outstanding performance, the defense stepped up, the offense played well and Northwestern toppled a ranked team at home for the first time […]
Click on the player below to hear highlights from Northwestern’s home victory against Wisconsin. Eric Klaus (@EKlaus1) had the call for WNUR Sports.