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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover

    I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for...
  • Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

    Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
    Projected NCAA seeds 1. Syracuse Big East Conference Last season: 19-4, NCAA finalist Coach: Gary Gait (seventh year, 76-27) Top returning point-getter: Alyssa Murray, junior A (74 goals, 31 assists) Other key returnees Michelle Tumolo,...
  • Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth

    Women's lacrosse 'just at the beginning' of major growth
    Division I women's college lacrosse is in the middle of one of its biggest growth spurts in years, and several recent changes appear likely to spark even more expansion soon. This spring, the NCAA tournament bracket expands to 26 teams, and Division I...
  • Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan

    Terps Trio: Basketball surprises, ACC competition and Dwayne Morgan
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. What is the biggest surprise of this young Maryland basketball season? Jeff Barker: Well, it’...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason

    Analyzing Maryland's win over George Mason
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature the day after Maryland games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ lockerroom after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there since the last couple of years under...
  • US Lacrosse women's roster for Champion Challenge features many players with local ties

    US Lacrosse women's roster for Champion Challenge features many players with local ties
    US Lacrosse has announced the 25-player U.S. Women's National Training Team roster, including several players with ties to the Baltimore area, that will represent Team USA at the Sunday, Jan. 27 exhibition against defending NCAA champion Northwestern at...
  • Move to Big Ten could create uncertainty for Maryland lacrosse

    Move to Big Ten could create uncertainty for Maryland lacrosse
    Quint Kessenich equates the move to a college football power leaving the SEC. "I don't see any positive for the lacrosse program," the ESPN analyst says of the University of Maryland's jump to the Big Ten Conference. "You're talking about the potential...
  • Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams

    Road wins have been tough to come by for Terps, other ACC teams
    Maryland has yet to win an ACC road game going into Wednesday’s matchup with Florida State in Tallahassee. In fact, the Terps have won only two of 12 games they have played away from Comcast Center under second-year coach Mark Turgeon. Considering...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
  • Terps Trio: All in on Maryland's move to the Big Ten

    Terps Trio: All in on Maryland's move to the Big Ten
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. How well will Maryland fit into the Big Ten? Jeff Barker: Maryland should do fine in basketball. Mark...
  • Analyzing Maryland's win over Georgia Southern

    Analyzing Maryland's win over Georgia Southern
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, which will be a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can’t bring you into the Terps’ locker room after games – reporters haven’t been allowed in there...
  • Big Ten move doesn't make sense

    While I deplore the Maryland decision to go to the Big Ten (they cannot even count in that conference) on traditions alone, I find the economic arguments totally without merit ("UM to leave ACC for Big Ten in '14," Nov. 20). One quote was that...