Author Archives: Ben Moskow

Reflecting on the Big Ten Tournament That Never Was

Boos rained down from the crowd midway through Northwestern’s first-round contest against Minnesota as the PA announced that the remaining Big Ten tournament action would be closed off to everyone other than essential personnel due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  It was just the tip of the iceberg. On the tournament’s second day, my broadcast partner and I had joked with

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Men’s Basketball Falls to Maryland as Collins’ Northwestern Winning Percentage Dips Below .500

By Ben Moskow In what seems like a worn-out storyline this season, Northwestern Men’s Basketball (6-12, 1-7 B1G) squandered a 14-point halftime lead in a disheartening 77-66 home loss to #17 Maryland (15-4, 5-3 B1G).  The Cats jumped out to a quick 10-0 leadless than four minutes in as Miller Kopp and Pat Spencer traded buckets. Kopp was on fire

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WEEK 6 PREVIEW: Ohio State

The Big Ten canceled fall football on August 11. The question is: why now?

By Ben Moskow In a rematch of last season’s Big Ten Championship game, the Northwestern Wildcats will play host to the Ohio State Buckeyes under the lights. This is the toughest game on Northwestern’s schedule and it’s not particularly close. Ohio State represents one of the most storied franchises in college football history. Much like the vast majority of the

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