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Myrick Returns Kick, Minnesota Holds Off Northwestern

Myrick Returns Kick, Minnesota Holds Off Northwestern

WNUR’s Erik Bremer (@Erik_Bremer) recaps Northwestern’s loss at Minnesota. MINNEAPOLIS — A late kickoff return from Jalen Myrick helped the Minnesota Golden Gophers defeat the Northwestern Wildcats 24-17 Saturday, handing Northwestern their first Big Ten loss of the season. Minnesota (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) beat Northwestern (3-3, 2-1 Big Ten) for the second straight year […]

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WNUR Predictions: Northwestern at Minnesota

WNUR Predictions: Northwestern at Minnesota

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 […]

Northwestern Athletics Roundup: October 9

Northwestern Athletics Roundup: October 9

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 […]

NUmbers Guy: Wisconsin Analysis

NUmbers Guy: Wisconsin Analysis

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 […]

Breaking Down Northwestern’s Victory Over Wisconsin

Breaking Down Northwestern’s Victory Over Wisconsin

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 […]

Highlights: Northwestern 20, #16 Wisconsin 14

Highlights: Northwestern 20, #16 Wisconsin 14

Click on the player below to hear highlights from Northwestern’s home victory against Wisconsin. Eric Klaus (@EKlaus1) had the call for WNUR Sports.    

Key Interceptions fuel Northwestern Upset over Wisconsin

Key Interceptions fuel Northwestern Upset over Wisconsin

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 […]

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