Sunday Night Sports Block 1/24 January 25, 2021
Northwestern Collapses in the 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 Northwestern 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 QB 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 Las Vegas 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
Three Up, Three Down: Who are the real Northwestern Wildcats? January 13, 2021
The season is young, but it’s referendum time for the streaky Wildcats.
Izzy Scane 8 Goal Breakdown 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: NU falls 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: 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.
NU ekes out OSU 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.
5 things to watch in Northwestern vs. Nebraska November 5, 2020
After the Wildcats’ first 2-0 start since 2015, Northwestern welcomes an unexpectedly rested Nebraska to Evanston in the battle of the NUs.
After a season of challenges, the Wildcats’ defense returns to its roots November 4, 2020
Northwestern struggled last season to create momentum-changing plays. In 2020, the Wildcat defense has generated them at will.
Northwestern excited about depth in ramp up to title defense November 3, 2020
Northwestern players and coaches expressed excitement for players stepping up in 2020 like Courtney Shaw, Laya Hartman and Lauryn Satterwhite.
Sunday Night Sports Block 11/1 November 2, 2020
“That chemistry is still there”: Even with some new faces, women’s basketball feels like it hasn’t skipped a beat November 2, 2020
Team chemistry was a focal point of the program’s success last season, and even with three new players on the roster, the ‘Cats feel confident in the camaraderie they’ve built.
4 plays that changed the game in Northwestern vs. Iowa November 1, 2020
Northwestern stormed back from down 17-0 in the first quarter to secure a 21-20 victory over Iowa Saturday. Here are the plays that made it happen.
6 things to watch in Northwestern vs. Iowa October 29, 2020
Coming off a 43-3 clobbering of Maryland, Northwestern takes aim at Iowa to get revenge on its 20-0 loss to the Hawkeyes last fall.
Sunday Night Sports Block 10/25 October 26, 2020
What to expect from a (possible) Northwestern men’s soccer season October 26, 2020
With a Northwestern soccer season still on the table for spring 2021, we preview a men’s team coming off a roller coaster 2019 season.
“Pretty darn clean in all three phases”: ‘Cats Prove 2019 is a Thing of the Past October 25, 2020
Northwestern football returned on Saturday with a 43-3 beat down of Maryland, the Wildcats’ largest margin of victory since 1970.
Northwestern’s defense has to adapt to last-minute losses October 24, 2020
Northwestern’s defense must manage the opt-outs of Samdup Miller and Travis Whillock when it takes on Maryland Saturday.
Film Breakdown: Northwestern’s offense without the Abi/Abbies October 23, 2020
Can Jordan Hamilton and Courtney Shaw fill the shoes left by Abi Scheid and Abbie Wolf? We looked at the tape to find out that and more.
Preseason Big Ten women’s basketball power rankings October 21, 2020
With just over a month to go until the return of Big Ten women’s basketball, Jacob Brown breaks down his preseason power rankings
Sunday Night Sports Block 10/18 October 20, 2020
Quarterback room brings experience, depth to Northwestern Offense October 17, 2020
Northwestern’s quarterback carousel struggled in 2019. Now with the addition of Peyton Ramsey and a healthy TJ Green, QB could be a new strength.
Women’s basketball first-years adjust to college life and a pandemic October 16, 2020
NUWBB’s first-years Paige Mott, Anna Morris and Jasmine McWilliams are faced with starting college, defending a Big Ten title and adapting to a pandemic. At once.
Bajakian: Season shutdown “blessing in disguise” for NU offense October 15, 2020
Northwestern football got eight practices in before the shutdown in March. It was just enough to get new OC Mike Bajakian’s offense ready for October.
Sunday Night Sports Block 10/11 October 13, 2020
2020 Northwestern Women’s Basketball Roster Breakdown October 7, 2020
After its first Big Ten Championship in 20 years, it’s never too early to start talking about Northwestern women’s basketball.
Sunday Night Sports Block 10/4 October 6, 2020
SVAD: Running it Back October 2, 2020
Sunday Night Sports Block 9/27 September 28, 2020
Column: The Big Ten’s Decision Isn’t as Dangerous as We’re Led to Believe September 18, 2020
National columnists disagreed with the Big Ten’s decision to play football this fall, but Big Ten scientists say it’s not as risky as it seems.
Column: Northwestern Football Could Be Well-Equipped for A Spring Season August 13, 2020
Big Ten football won’t be played this fall, but a replacement spring season could play right into NU’s hands.
Column: The Big Ten has questions to answer after POSTPONINg fall Football August 11, 2020
The Big Ten canceled fall sports on August 11. The question is: why now?
Position Preview: Linebacker August 7, 2020
With seniors Paddy Fisher, Blake Gallagher and Chris Bergin, NU’s linebackers are the among the Big Ten’s best.
B1G releases New FB schedule August 5, 2020
Northwestern gets a new Big Ten schedule for the 2020 football season after the conference announced a move to only in-conference games last month.
Position Preview: Defensive Line July 30, 2020
After the departures of Joe Gaziano and Alex Miller, Northwestern’s defensive line will need to develop young talent to build its line of the future.
Position Preview: Offensive Line July 17, 2020
With four of five starters returning and one of the best left tackles in the country, Northwestern’s offensive line is poised for a big 2020.
Opponent Preview: Penn State July 13, 2020
Northwestern will head to Happy Valley to face a talented Penn State football team at some point this season, though exact dates remain unknown.
Position Preview: Wide Receiver July 6, 2020
Northwestern’s wide receivers need to take a big step forward in 2020 after the passing game lagged in 2019.
Opponent Preview: Central Michigan July 3, 2020
Northwestern is set to take on Central Michigan at Ryan Field in Week 3 for just the second time in school history.
Position Preview: Running Back July 2, 2020
Expect a steady dose of Isaiah Bowser, but Northwestern’s running back room is deep in 2020 with new Offensive Coordinator Mike Bajakian.
They Created the Magic June 30, 2020
An oral history of the 2019-20 Northwestern women’s basketball season.
2020 Opponent Breakdown: Tulane June 26, 2020
Northwestern and Tulane are set to meet on the gridiron in Week 2 for the first time since 1956.
Position Preview: Quarterback June 22, 2020
What does Northwestern’s crowded QB room look like heading into 2020?
Brooks Barnhizer Commits to MBB June 21, 2020
Chris Collins adds his second 2021 commitment in rangy Indiana wing Brooks Barnhizer.
Softball season recap: a moot projection June 21, 2020
By John Volk Under ordinary conditions, it would be unwise to draw
2020 Opponent Breakdown: Michigan State June 19, 2020
By Nicholas Magas The Northwestern Wildcats will open the 2020 football season
Sunday Night Sports Block 6/14 June 14, 2020
SVAD: Return to Live Sports June 11, 2020
Sunday Night Sports Block 6/7 June 8, 2020
Three and Out The SportsVoice
Sunday Night Sports Block 5/31 May 31, 2020
Three and Out The SportsVoice
LAX Season Recap: 4 Ups, 3 Downs May 27, 2020
By Jack Lido This season, Northwestern lacrosse again escaped the wrath of
SVAD: Is MJ the GOAT?! May 27, 2020
Sunday Night Sports Block 5/24 May 24, 2020
Three and Out The SportsVoice
WORKOUT CHALLENGE: Lauren Gilbert May 24, 2020
By Kikue Higuchi Besides the bread bakers and Netflix watchers, some people
MBB Season Recap: Five Takeaways May 20, 2020
By Margaret Fleming Northwestern’s men’s basketball didn’t have an awesome season. Its
Sunday Night Sports Block 5/17 May 17, 2020
Three and Out The SportsVoice
Men’s Soccer Season Recap: Reasons to Celebrate May 13, 2020
By Nicholas Guiang Gatorade showers are usually reserved for champions, but despite
WBB Season Recap: Monumental Moments May 13, 2020
By Eli Finkelstein Nobody expected the ‘Cats to finish close to the
The Last Time They Danced: The 2015 Women’s Basketball NCAA Run May 12, 2020
By Margaret Fleming The 2019-2020 season was a dream. Northwestern won 26
The Strange History of the Evanston YMCA and Northwestern Basketball May 11, 2020
By John Volk On Jan. 31, 1907, Northwestern men’s basketball secured its
Sunday Night Sports Block 5/10 May 10, 2020
Three and Out The SportsVoice