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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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  • 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...
  • Varsity roundup: Pallotti beats Seton Keough in basketball, 39-32

    No. 8 St. Vincent Pallotti and No. 6 Seton Keough combined to shoot 27 percent from the field Friday, but the visiting Panthers won a defensive struggle, 39-32, because of relentless pressure and the shot-blocking of Beverly Ogunrinde. The junior...
  • 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...
  • Roundup: No. 11 Lake Clifton tops Centennial in boys hoops

    The No. 11 Lake Clifton boys basketball team found itself in unfamiliar territory, trailing for most of the game Friday. But a switch in defense and free throws down the stretch changed the Lakers' fortune in a 56-52 win over Centennial at the IAABO...
  • 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...
  • Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Terps face big test at Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    Just when Mark Turgeon had grown weary of answering questions about the Big Ten, along comes a game with a Big Ten school — Northwestern — to revive the discussion about Maryland's move to its new conference in 2014. It is just...
  • Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth

    Terps Trio: Maryland's hoops record, Big Ten perks, Dwayne Morgan & Phil Booth
    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. Is Maryland’s 12-1 record simply the result of a soft non-conference schedule? And if the Terps...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    WEATHER: Rain and light snow, high near 41. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of precipitation before 9 p.m. and a low around 31. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Revelations in abuse...
  • Dez Wells leads Terps past Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Dez Wells leads Terps past Northwestern in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
    EVANSTON, Ill. — As Mark Turgeon walked briskly into Welsh-Ryan Arena wearing a business suit, a purple-clad Northwestern staff member intercepted the Maryland basketball coach, smiled and said: “Welcome to the conference.” Maryland...
  • Notebook: Ex-Salisbury star Bradman chosen in NLL draft

    Notebook: Ex-Salisbury star Bradman chosen in NLL draft
    Former Salisbury midfielder Sam Bradman, the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Outstanding Player of the Year, was chosen by the Minnesota Swarm with the 24th overall pick (third round) in the National Lacrosse League draft on Monday...
  • Division I women's lacrosse championships to return to Towson in 2014

    Division I women's lacrosse championships to return to Towson in 2014
    The NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse championships will return to Towson University in 2014. Thursday’s announcement by NCAA officials comes seven weeks after the 2013 championships were awarded to Villanova University in Pennsylvania....
  • Roundup: Lake Clifton boys knock off No. 12 Randallstown

    The Lake Clifton boys basketball team is mostly quick and small, and the Lakers are well-aware there will be games when they have to scrap for everything to get a win. Against bigger and stronger Randallstown at the International Association of Approved...