Football gets all the hype, but some other Wildcat teams are playing pretty well, too. Field hockey boasts a top-ten ranking, while volleyball and women’s soccer pulled off upset victories last weekend. WNUR’s Michael Stern (@michaeljstern23) fills you in. Field Hockey: The ‘Cats are off to a fast start in Big Ten play, beating ranked […]
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 […]
WNUR’s Max Gelman explains how Northwestern upset 17th-ranked Wisconsin Saturday at Ryan Field. One Nation, Under Godwin: Arguably the biggest reason why Northwestern emerged victorious was its ability to shut down Wisconsin’s passing game. Led by redshirt freshman Godwin Igwebuike, who had three interceptions on the day (two coming in the endzone, with his third […]
Click on the player below to hear highlights from Northwestern’s home victory against Wisconsin. Eric Klaus (@EKlaus1) had the call for WNUR Sports.
WNUR’s Erik Bremer (@Erik_Bremer) recaps Northwestern’s second straight Big Ten victory, a home upset of Wisconsin. EVANSTON, Ill. — The Northwestern Wildcats overcame a 259 yard effort from Melvin Gordon to upset the No. 17 Wisconsin Badgers 20-14 Saturday afternoon and claim their third consecutive win. The Wildcats had four timely interceptions, including three from […]
Wisconsin Badgers (3-1, 0-0 Big Ten) at Northwestern Wildcats (2-2, 1-0 Big Ten). Last Season: Wisconsin defeated NU, 35-6, in Madison. Time: Kickoff is at 2:30 central on ESPN2, but you’ll be listening to our broadcast on 89.3 FM or online. Ben Goren and Jeff Eisenband correctly picked the Wildcats to pull the upset in […]
WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) takes over as our NUmbers writer, looking back at last weekend’s Penn State game. Ari crunches the numbers to find out what the ‘Cats must improve on this weekend against Wisconsin. It’s been four days, but boy, was that win over Penn State awesome or what? Like much of the rest […]