Non-Rev Recap: April 16-18 April 19, 2021
Andrew Neville takes over the second non-rev recap of the spring season. Read all about how Northwestern’s non-revenue sports performed this past weekend.
Sunday Night Sports block 4/18 April 18, 2021
Baseball evens Indiana series off Bianchina Bombs April 18, 2021
Northwestern’s bats secure an 8-5 victory in their second game against Indiana.
Northwestern falls to Indiana 5-4 in series Game one April 17, 2021
Northwestern baseball lost a close game to Indiana Friday, falling 5-4 after a major comeback in the seventh inning.
Lindsey pulliam Drafted by the atlanta dream April 15, 2021
Northwestern women’s basketball star Lindsey Pulliam was drafted by the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream.
Rounding the Bases 4/14 April 14, 2021
Call of the Week 4/13/21 April 13, 2021
Kevin Sweeney kicks off our new series, ‘Call of the Week,’ with his call of Shawn Goosenberg’s solo walk-off home run against Rutgers on Friday, April 9.
Non-rev recap: april 8-11 April 12, 2021
Northwestern’s non-revenue spring sports had a several games this weekend: read all about it here.
Sunday Night Sports Block 4/11 April 11, 2021
Nick’s Knacks: rewriting the story April 8, 2021
The Northwestern women’s soccer team, led by senior Regan Steigleder, advanced to the Big Ten Tournament regional final.
Rounding the Bases, 4/6 April 6, 2021
Sunday Night Sports Block 4/4 April 5, 2021
Pulliam declares for the WNBA draft April 1, 2021
Northwestern women’s basketball senior Lindsey Pulliam declared for the WNBA draft Apr. 1.
The Evanston Power Surge: ‘Cats Baseball March 29, 2021
Northwestern has already hit more home runs this season than it did in its last full season.
Nick’s Knacks: Sports over spring break March 27, 2021
Several Northwestern sports teams played over spring break — WNUR’s Nick Guiang gives his takes on the action.
WBB Class of ’20 Excited for NCAA tourney March 21, 2021
After having the 2020 NCAA Tournament canceled, last year’s seniors prepare to watch their former teammates play in San Antonio.
Sunday Night Sports Block 3/15 March 15, 2021
‘Cats Earn their First Series Win March 15, 2021
Northwestern capped its grand slam filled weekend in South Carolina perfectly when Shawn Goosenberg mashed a three-run walk-off home run.
Preview: Northwestern vs. Maryland March 12, 2021
Northwestern looks to build on an impressive performance against Michigan to take down the juggernaut Maryland Terps.
Column: This Win Means More March 12, 2021
A win they’ve waited on for a year. Northwestern’s win over Michigan represented a cathartic release of frustrations on an epic scale.
Preview: Northwestern vs. Michigan March 11, 2021
After struggling against Michigan in the regular season, Northwestern has one final shot at revenge in the Big Ten Tournament.
The Pulliam-Wilbon Connection March 11, 2021
Lindsey Pulliam’s transformed the Northwestern women’s basketball program. Mike Wilbon’s been one of her biggest fans.
Off the Heave: Next Stop, Indy March 9, 2021
The NU Guide to B1G Championship March 9, 2021
Northwestern is hot. If the pieces fall right, the ‘Cats just might go on a run in the Big Tournament. Here’s how.
Nick’s Knacks: A step back March 8, 2021
After one of the most impressive wins in recent memory, Northwestern struggled to maintain the momentum against Ohio State.
Sunday Night Sports BLock 3/7 March 8, 2021
‘Cats drop regular season finale March 6, 2021
A slow start left too great of a hill to climb as Northwestern couldn’t catch Michigan in the final game before the Big Ten Tournament.
Film Breakdown: Michigan’s January win over Northwestern March 5, 2021
Michigan cruised 84-63 over Northwestern earlier this season. With a rematch in the regular season finale, we look back on game one.
Highlights: MBB Stuns Maryland March 4, 2021
Northwestern Shocks Maryland with Second-Straight Win March 4, 2021
Despite falling in a 9-0 hole to start, Northwestern secured the lead by halftime and never let go to take down Maryland 60-55.
Sunday Night Sports Block 2/28 March 1, 2021
‘Cats Come Up Short on Senior Night, Fall to Maryland February 28, 2021
Northwestern’s strong defensive performance kept No. 8 Maryland in reach, but the ‘Cats never closed the gap on offense.
Nick’s Knacks: A New Direction February 28, 2021
Northwestern men’s soccer took down No. 7 Indiana Saturday with a style of play that hasn’t been seen in Evanston for some time.
‘Cats Stun Hoosiers, Improve to 2-1 February 27, 2021
Ugo Achara Jr. broke a 0-0 deadlock in the 88th minute to secure Northwestern’s first win over Indiana since 2011.
NU Drops first Match of Weekend Slate with Iowa February 27, 2021
Northwestern rallied late after the ‘Cats went down 2-0 to Iowa, but couldn’t complete the comeback as the Hawkeyes dominated set five.
Northwestern Takes Down Illinois 67-61 Despite Shooting Woes February 24, 2021
Northwestern stumbled out of the gate and went silent at the close, but a dominant second quarter secured the season sweep of Illinois.
Sunday Night Sports Block 2/21 February 22, 2021
Wildcats Steamroll Badgers, End Two-Game Skid February 20, 2021
Northwestern women’s basketball found its way back on track Saturday against a struggling Wisconsin team with a 67-54 win at home.
Disastrous Second Half sinks ‘Cats in Season Opener February 19, 2021
After taking an early 1-0 lead, Northwestern men’s soccer allowed four goals in the second half to fall 4-1 to Michigan.
Northwestern men’s soccer 2021 Season preview February 19, 2021
After the fall season was pushed back to a February start due to COVID-19, Northwestern men’s soccer faces a bitter sweet 2021.
Northwestern Drops Second Straight to huskers, 71-64 February 18, 2021
Nebraska secured its first-ever season sweep of Northwestern Wednesday night despite losing the turnover battle 28-4.
Sunday Night Sports Block 2/14 February 15, 2021
‘Cats Take down Buckeyes 23-7 in season opener February 14, 2021
Northwestern lacrosse’s deadly offense picked up right where it left off in the season opener, scorching Ohio State with 23 goals.
6 Things to Watch for Northwestern Lacrosse in 2021 February 12, 2021
Northwestern lacrosse, and its high-power offense, makes its much anticipated return Sunday, 11 months after last season was cut short.
‘Cats Fall 70-54 at Home to Rutgers February 11, 2021
Northwestern’s prolific offense scored a season low 54 points in Thursday’s loss to a well rested Rutgers team.
Northwestern has Lost 9 Straight. Why Keep Watching? February 8, 2021
After a wholesale collapse from the team’s 3-0 start to Big Ten play, Nicholas Magas makes the case for seeing the season out.
Northwestern Women’s Basketball Pulls Off its most Impressive Win of the Season February 7, 2021
Facing an onslaught of injuries and fouls, Northwestern persevered to a 63-60 win over Michigan State in one of the team’s grittiest wins yet.
Q&A: Northwestern Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Kate Popovec February 4, 2021
Kate Popovec sat down to discuss playing during COVID-19, where the team is right now and the national discourse on racial injustice.
SVAD: Campus Buzz February 3, 2021
Sunday Night Sports Block 1/31 February 2, 2021
Northwestern Locks Up Ohio State Offense, Wins 69-57 February 1, 2021
Northwestern took down No. 11 Ohio State 69-57 Monday night behind double-doubles from Veronica Burton and Lindsey Pulliam.
Northwestern rallies late to secure 87-80 win over Iowa January 28, 2021
After losing to Indiana in heartbreaking fashion over the weekend, Northwestern bounced back by closing out Iowa on the road.
SVAD: Super Bowl, Bachelor, Stonks January 27, 2021
Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern Agree to 10-Year Contract January 27, 2021
Pat Fitzgerald will remain in Evanston for at least the next 10 years after signing a new contract extension with Northwestern.
Sunday Night Sports Block 1/24 January 25, 2021
Northwestern Collapses in Fourth Quarter Against Indiana January 24, 2021
After three quarters of what looked like Northwestern’s best basketball of the season, the ‘Cats watched their lead slip away to Indiana in the fourth.
2021 NU Volleyball Season Preview January 21, 2021
Northwestern volleyball returns from a 418-day offseason this weekend with a chance to make big strides from 2019.
South Carolina Transfer Quarterback Ryan Hilinski Commits to northwestern January 19, 2021
Northwestern may have found its starting quarterback for 2021 with the addition of transfer Ryan Hilinski Tuesday.
Northwestern Taps raiders’ DB Coach Jim O’Neil to Replace Hankwitz January 19, 2021
Northwestern is hiring long-time NFL coach Jim O’Neil to take over as defensive coordinator for one of the nation’s top defenses.
Sunday Night Sports block 1/17 January 18, 2021
Crashing the Boards: Episode 1 January 16, 2021
3 Up, 3 Down: Who are the real ‘Cats? January 13, 2021
The season is young, but it’s referendum time for the streaky Wildcats.
Izzy Scane’s 8 Goals Against North Carolina, Broken Down by Izzy Scane January 7, 2021
Before COVID-19 shut down the 2020 lacrosse season, Izzy Scane starred for the ‘Cats. She looks back on her best performance.
From 3,100 miles apart to inseparable teammates: How Ugo Achara Jr. and Deng Deng Kur built Northwestern men’s soccer’s most enduring friendship January 5, 2021
After international journeys from Nigeria and the U.K., Achara and Kur
formed a friendship at a prep school in Massachusetts. It continues to blossom in Evanston.
Takeaways: Northwestern falls to Nebraska at the buzzer December 31, 2020
Nebraska handed the Wildcats their first loss of the season Thursday afternoon with a heartbreaking buzzer beater.
Staff Predictions: 2021 VRBO Citrus Bowl December 31, 2020
Our staff predicts the final score and gives players to watch for the 2021 Citrus Bowl between Northwestern and Auburn.
6 things to watch: Citrus Bowl December 30, 2020
No. 14 Northwestern looks to take home its fourth-straight bowl win when it takes on Auburn in the Citrus Bowl.
After starting 3-0 in Big Ten play, Northwestern has changed the narrative December 27, 2020
Playing in NCAA basketball’s toughest conference, Northwestern has defied all odds to propel itself to an undefeated start in the conference.
Northwestern ekes out Ohio State at home, 71-70 December 26, 2020
Casting aside recent late-game collapses, Northwestern came in clutch down the stretch against Ohio State to start 3-0 in conference play.
Takeaways: Northwestern stuns Michigan State 79-65 December 21, 2020
Northwestern earned a win over a top-5 opponent in Michigan State Sunday for the first time since 1979. Here’s what to expect going forward.
Big Ten Championship Preview December 18, 2020
Staff Predictions: Big Ten Championship Game December 18, 2020
Our staff of broadcasters and writers make their picks for the Big Ten Championship Game between Northwestern and Ohio State.
7 things to watch in the Big Ten Championship Game December 17, 2020
For the second time in three years, Northwestern and Ohio State will face off for the Big Ten title in Indianapolis.
“A Swiss Army Knife”: Sydney Wood adds another tool to her toolbox December 16, 2020
Joe McKeown challenged Wood to become a consistent scorer this offseason. She’s averaging 16.5 points per game early on.
Who is the blue-chip program of the modern Big Ten West? December 16, 2020
Northwestern took home the Big Ten West title this season for the second time in three years. Do the Wildcats set the standard in the West?
Takeaways: Northwestern grabs sixth-straight hat December 13, 2020
Northwestern kept the Land of Lincoln Trophy in Evanston for the sixth-straight season after defeating Illinois 28-10 Saturday.
On Senior Day, A Thank You December 11, 2020
By Kevin Sweeney Saturday is Senior Day at Ryan Field. It may
Takeaways: Northwestern dismantles Eastern Illinois in season opener December 10, 2020
Northwestern’s 93-57 win over Eastern Illinois seemed to answer major questions about the program’s ability to replicate last year’s success.
5 Things to watch in Northwestern vs. Illinois December 10, 2020
No. 14 Northwestern goes for its sixth Land of Lincoln Trophy in a row when it welcomes Illinois to Ryan Field Saturday.
Staff Predictions: 2020-21 Northwestern women’s basketball December 10, 2020
The reigning Big Ten Champions are finally back in action after a nine month break. Our broadcasters weigh in on the season outlook.
3 key players in NU’s loss to Pitt December 10, 2020
The latest in a long history of heartbreaking losses under Chris Collins, Northwestern’s loss to Pitt featured some good, some bad and some head-scratching performances.
Lead evaporates in final minutes as men’s basketball falls to Pitt December 10, 2020
After leading the whole game, Northwestern men’s basketball fell apart in the final seconds during its 71-10 loss to Pitt Wednesday.
Northwestern Women’s basketball 2020-21 season preview December 4, 2020
Coming off a Big Ten championship, expectations are high for Northwestern women’s basketball. But the ‘Cats might still have the winning recipe.
3 things we learned in Northwestern’s win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff December 3, 2020
Northwestern got the start it needed by beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff Wednesday night. Here’s what we learned from the Wildcats’ win.
Second-half scoring explosion propels Northwestern to win in season opener December 3, 2020
Powered by a strong second half, Northwestern is off to its seventh 1-0 start in the Chris Collins era after defeating UAPB 92-49.
Northwestern men’s basketball 2020 Season Preview December 1, 2020
Northwestern men’s basketball struggled in 2019 with a young roster. The Wildcats bring back many of the same pieces to face an uphill battle in 2020.
Column: northwestern fans need to keep Michigan State loss in perspective November 30, 2020
After the sting of Northwestern’s 29-20 loss to Michigan State, Jacob Brown argues its important to recognize how expectations for the Wildcats have shifted.
After loss to Michigan State, Northwestern needs improvement in the run game November 29, 2020
A hard-hitting defense and a ground-and-pound run game are hallmarks of the Big Ten. Northwestern has one. It needs the other to step up.
The Consummate Northwestern Student-Athlete: Erik Mueller’s Quest For Medical School And a College Football Career November 27, 2020
The senior linebacker is one of three Northwestern football players in his class to have ambitions of becoming a medical doctor. His ability to balance both responsibilities has earned him respect throughout the program.
5 things to watch in Northwestern vs. Michigan State November 26, 2020
No. 8 Northwestern squares off with Michigan State this week after last week’s win put the Fightin’ Rece Davises on track for a Big Ten West title.
Sunday Night Sports Block 11/22 November 23, 2020
4 things to watch in Northwestern vs. Wisconsin November 19, 2020
The last undefeated teams in the Big Ten West, No. 10 Wisconsin and No. 19 Northwestern, do battle at Ryan Field in a key divisional showdown.
Sunday Night Sports Block 11/15 November 16, 2020
4 ‘cats try out for USL National Team November 16, 2020
Northwestern lacrosse’s Izzy Scane, Ally Palermo, Lauren Gilbert and Sammy Mueller will try out to compete for the US in the 2021 World Championships.
4 plays that changed the game in Northwestern vs. Purdue November 15, 2020
A big day from Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman and clutch plays on defense helped Northwestern beat Purdue to go to 4-0 on the year.
SVAD: Rookies of the Year November 13, 2020
5 Things to watch in Northwestern vs. Purdue November 11, 2020
No. 23 Northwestern brings its perfect 3-0 record to West Lafayette this weekend to face fellow Big Ten West powerhouse Purdue.
Sunday Night Sports Block 11/8 November 9, 2020
SVAD: Candid Conversation November 9, 2020
Film Breakdown: Northwestern vs. Maryland, the battle of champions November 6, 2020
The ‘Cats and Terps shared the Big Ten title last year. We looked at the tape to see which program has the edge in 2020.