Category Archives: Women’s Basketball

TAKEAWAYS: Northwestern WBB Pounds Lewis in Exhibition

By John Volk For the second straight season, Northwestern Women’s Basketball opened its season with an exhibition showdown against Lewis University, a Division II school out of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. For the second straight season, Northwestern Women’s Basketball grabbed a win over the Flyers. This year, however, the game was a little more difficult to watch. With the

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Notebook: Women’s Basketball Preps for Much-Anticipated 2019-20 Season

By Kevin Sweeney Coming off an exciting run to the WNIT Championship Game a season ago, Northwestern women’s basketball is in its final stages of preparation for the 2019-20 season. With four starters and all but one rotation player returning from a season ago, expectations are very high for this team as they look to get back to the NCAA

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Big Ten Women’s Basketball Power Rankings: April Edition

By Ari Levin Well, here it is. The last Big Ten Women’s Basketball Power Rankings of the year. This is the last power rankings article I will write for WNUR Sports. It has been an amazing experience breaking down the entire conference all season long. First off, a huge thanks to HerHoopStats. They do absolutely incredible work. This column would

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Northwestern Nearly Won a National Championship in a Way I Never Expected

By Ari Levin Northwestern is a national runner-up. I’ve thought to myself at times how cool it would be for Northwestern to win a national championship in my time here. In any sport. Olivia Rosendahl did that. And she’s amazing. Two years ago, Northwestern women’s golf lost in the match play championships and finished as the national runner-up. And I’m

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How One WNIT Play Epitomizes the Career of Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah

By Jack Lido Pallas Kunayi-Akpanah will forever go down in Northwestern Women’s basketball lore. Beyond etching her name in the team’s record book with more than 1,000 career rebounds, she leads by example, has outstanding hustle up and down the court, and by all accounts is a fantastic young person. Tonight, Northwestern faces Arizona in the WNIT Finals, which will

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