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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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  • Morning Shootaround: Looking back on Maryland's 86-70 win over Niagara

    Morning Shootaround: Looking back on Maryland's 86-70 win over Niagara
    Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. We will recap what Maryland coach Mark Turgeon and his players said in the postgame news conference. We will give some of our own insight into what...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Five games to watch this weekend

    No. 11 Oregon State at No. 14 Stanford 3 p.m. Saturday, Fox Buzz: This outcome could hinge on the play of the backup quarterbacks. Stanford's Kevin Hogan and Oregon State's Cody Vaz have found themselves with increased playing time the last couple of...
  • 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...
  • Which conference is most competitive?

    Big East, top to bottom Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The SEC may be king of the college football world, but the much maligned Big East boasts the most competitive lineup from top to bottom. USF was supposed to be among the top contenders to...
  • Roundup: Sankey's four goals lead No. 4 UNC men past No. 14 Brown, 18-12

    Roundup: Sankey's four goals lead No. 4 UNC men past No. 14 Brown, 18-12
    Joey Sankey had his third straight game with four goals to lead the host No. 4 North Carolina men's lacrosse team past No. 14 Brown, 18-12, on Wednesday night. The teams traded goals for the first 21:40 before the Tar Heels scored four goals in a row to...
  • 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...
  • No. 4 Northwestern women spoil No. 11 Johns Hopkins' conference opener

    No. 4 Northwestern women spoil No. 11 Johns Hopkins' conference opener
    The last time the Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse team hosted Northwestern, in 2011, the Blue Jays earned one of the biggest upsets in the history of their program. The Wildcats returned to Homewood Field on Saturday, and this time the game did not go...
  • 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...
  • Notebook: No. 4 Northwestern women edge No. 15 Navy, 15-12

    A late 5-0 run broke a 10-10 tie and vaulted the No. 4 Northwestern women's lacrosse team past No. 15 Navy, 15-12, on Monday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. "I'm proud of the effort Navy had today and it was a reflection of how hard we have...