Tag Archive: Northwestern

Sep 11

What Happened to Northwestern


This program won 10 games a year ago, including a big win over Stanford. It has started 2016 at 0-2, with losses to Western Michigan and FCS Illinois State. Northwestern loses to Illinois State 9-7 to fall to 0-2 on the season. A year after winning 10 games, the Wildcats suddenly find themselves in a …

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Mar 06

Penn State basketball 59, Northwestern 32, yes that actually happened


2009: Penn State basketball 38, Illini 32 in Champaign no less. TONIGHT: Penn State 59, Northwestern 32 in Evanston. TENACIOUS DEFENSE!!!! No media travel to cover Penn State basketball on the road. I think you understand the many reasons why that is. Still I never thought I’d type this sentence: “Penn State basketball dominated a …

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Feb 20

The Sports Bank.net: Kain Colter answers critics of football/war analogy


Kain Colter is the star witness in the CAPA hearing at the local National Labor Relations Board. Therefore, his testimony is the most interesting moment by far of the three day hearing. This case, and it’s presentation in court are simultaneously the most important and interesting thing going on right now, but also the most …

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Feb 04

The Sports Bank.net: College basketball is AWFUL in all of Illinois, yet again


What a shame. What a crying shame that Chicago, which every year has some of the best preps talent in the country, has zero going for it on the college level. Unless the Illinois Fighting Illini can somehow go 6-3 down stretch (and they face some brutal opponents so this highly unlikely) what Land of …

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Sep 02

By the Numbers: Analyzing Northwestern’s Win Over Syracuse


Each Sunday, we’ll analyze Northwestern’s game “by the numbers,” picking out the five most important statistics from the game. Here’s the week one installment. 4: Combined rushing yards for Treyvon Green and Mike Trumpy This spring, Northwestern figured it had finally found a solid running game outside of its quarterback, thanks to Treyvon Green and …

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Jan 29

Kyle Prater lands at Northwestern


When Kyle Prater announced his decision to transfer earlier this month, it was speculated that he would be moving closer to home. Today we learned of his landing spot, which is located just 30 miles from Proviso West High School, where he starred before moving to Southern California. The wide receiver will enroll at Northwestern and[...]

Dec 19

Northwestern Heads to #24 Creighton with 10-1 Record


Northwestern basketball closed out the home portion of their non conference schedule tonight with a 87-72 win over the Eastern Illinois Panthers, pushing their record to 10-1. Meaning they’re ready for their second big test of the season- at #24 Creighton. The Blue Jays, favorites to win the Missouri Valley, also have only one loss …

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Oct 23

The Sports Bank.net: Penn State, Matt McGloin is Your Quarterback, Accept That Already


’m a firm believer that when you say you have two #1 quarterbacks, you really have none. And the Penn St. Nittany Lions claim they have two number ones, even though it’s PAINFULLY obvious they have a clear cut #1 and clear cut #2. Matt McGloin IS your QB1, Rob Bolden is your QB2.
Whether you admit it or not.
Fresh off their historical win [...]

Aug 16

New Northwestern Basketball Court Revealed; All Purple Design Not Chosen


Northwestern college basketball unveiled its new design for the playing court at Welsh-Ryan Arena to be incorporated for the upcoming 2011-12 school year. The interior of the three-point arcs are purple with the exception of the lanes which are the traditional wood color. The brand new Big Ten Conference logo is located just below the top of the key inside the free throw semicircle…

Jul 12

Notre Dame’s Smith, Northwestern’s Peters Named to Thorpe Award


The Jim Thorpe Award 2011 watch list announced today includes 37 of the nation’s best defensive backs, representing eight conferences and one independent. Stud senior safety Harrison Smith of Notre Dame made the cut, so did Northwestern senior Brian Peters. And don’t forget Wisconsin Badgers corner [...]

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