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Big Ten Tournament Bracketology: Is it better for Northwestern to lose Sunday?

WNUR’s Michael Stern (@MichaelJStern23) looks at all the potential first round matchups for Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Wildcats head into Sunday’s regular season finale against Purdue tied with the Boilermakers for 11th place in the 12-team Big Ten. Tomorrow is the final day of regular season play across the Big Ten, so by

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Joe’s Corner: Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview

In this week’s edition of Joe’s Corner, WNUR Sports co-Director Joe Misulonas previews the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. You know what the best thing about March Madness is? It’s that every team gets to participate in it, not just the good teams. Everyone thinks the Madness starts during the first round of the NCAA Tournament, but that’s simply not

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Then and Now Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes

WNUR’s Michael Stern (@MichaelJStern23) previews each of Northwestern’s opponents by looking at how each team did for the first few years under their current head coach. Today: Iowa and Fran McCaffery. Northwestern, fresh off its first double-overtime win of the Chris Collins era, looks for its first victory over a top-ten opponent of the Collins era as the tenth-ranked Iowa

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Don’t Hate the Player: NCAA Football 14: Northwestern vs. Iowa

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) uses NCAA Football 14 to predict the winner of Northwestern at Iowa. In the interest of full disclosure, I feel compelled to say that I cheated a little bit in weeks past. In the simulated season, Venric Mark suffered a season-ending injury during the Ohio State game, so, in order to not

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Don’t Hate the Player: Week 5 Big Ten preview

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) uses NCAA Football 14 to “predict” the outcomes of this week’s Big Ten action. During Northwestern’s bye week, Wildcat fans should turn their attention to Columbus, where next week’s opponent (Ohio State) plays a key conference home game against Wisconsin. The simulation results of that game and other Big Ten action are

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What If? Dan Persa’s Achilles

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) asks how Northwestern football would have fared in the past two years if Dan Persa never tore his Achilles. In light of the recent buzz surrounding Northwestern football’s recruiting class, it might seem appropriate to do a “What If” that involves Northwestern signing a famous, top-5 recruit and bringing the program to

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