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Three Players to Watch in Northwestern Lacrosse’s Season Opener

By Marcus Wilson The #3 Wildcats begin this season at home against Detroit Mercy (5pm CT). Here are three players to watch for when the first whistle blows: Izzy Scane (A)- Nominated to the Big Ten Preseason and Tewaaraton Award watch lists, Scane will seek to replicate the success of her stellar first year. However, this season she’ll be attacking

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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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‘Cats Topple Hoosiers, Establish Themselves as Big Ten Threat

By Viktor Ostlund On Thursday evening, the Northwestern Wildcats defeated the #15 ranked Indiana Hoosiers 71-69 in an overtime thriller. Despite a solid home win against Purdue the Sunday prior, Joe McKeown’s 14-2 squad still hadn’t secured a top 25 ranking this season as they traveled to Bloomington to face off against an experienced Hoosier side that had been ranked

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Moving the Chains, Episode 12: Farewell, Mick

After a largely boring season capped by a fulfilling HAT victory, the offseason just got really interesting. Longtime offensive coordinator Mick McCall was fired, and that side of the ball will look very different next year. Kevin Sweeney and Karan Gowda join Eli Karp for the season finale, breaking down potential OC replacements, news from the transfer portal and more.

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