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Chicago Tribune Nov 20, 2015

Northwestern 83, Columbia 80 (OT)

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Chicago Tribune Nov 20, 2015

Bryant McIntosh leads Northwestern to 83-80 OT win over Columbia

Bryant McIntosh scored a career-high 32 points, and Northwestern rallied to beat Columbia 83-80 in overtime on Friday night. Tre Demps' 3-pointer with 59 seconds left in overtime gave the Wildcats a four-point lead. After Columbia's Grant Mullins made two free throws, McIntosh restored that advantage...
Chicago Tribune Nov 20, 2015

Northwestern offensive line adjusts to constantly changing cast

When Pat Fitzgerald predicted "tough sledding in Madison" this weekend, he wasn't making a literal reference to the anticipated snow during the Northwestern-Wisconsin game at Camp Randall Stadium. The Wildcats coach was predicting the outcome would be determined up front on both sides of the ball....
Chicago Tribune Nov 20, 2015

Preview: Northwestern at Wisconsin

TV/radio: 2:30 p.m. Saturday; BTN, WGN-AM 720. Line: Wisconsin by 10. Records: Northwestern 8-2, 4-2 Big Ten; Wisconsin 8-2, 5-1. Last meeting: Northwestern won 20-14 on Oct. 4, 2014, in Evanston. On the offensive: The Wildcats are 6-0 this season when Justin Jackson rushes for 100 yards. He ran...
Chicago Tribune Nov 18, 2015

Bryant McIntosh scores 20, leads Northwestern past Fairfield 79-72

Bryant McIntosh scored 20 points and Trey Demps added 14 and Northwestern beat Fairfield 79-72 in a CBE Hall of Fame Classic game on Wednesday night. McIntosh's acrobatic driving lay-up and free throw with 52 seconds remaining pushed the Wildcats lead to eight points after Fairfield had pulled...
Chicago Tribune Nov 17, 2015

How did Trevor Siemian go from Big Ten's 11th-rated QB to Broncos' No. 2?

When Trevor Siemian tore his ACL last November, I thought: Man, tough end to a football career, but at least he’ll always have Notre Dame. One week earlier, Siemian had one of those brag-to-your-grandkids performances, completing 30 of 48 passes for 284 yards in Northwestern’s shocking victory...

Illinois-Northwestern set kickoff time for game at Soldier Field

The Illinois-Northwestern game at Soldier Field will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CST on Nov. 28, according to a news release from Illinois. The game will be aired on either ESPN2 or ESPNU. This season's game is the first of three to be played at the Bears venue as part of a rivalry series that continues...
Chicago Tribune Nov 15, 2015

Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Purdue

Northwestern is aiming to win 11 games in a season for the first time in school history, but the Wildcats (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten) caution that only a one-win-at-a-time approach will get that done. Following a so-so performance in a 21-14 victory over struggling Purdue, the Wildcats will have to perform...
Chicago Tribune Nov 14, 2015

Northwestern senior safety Traveon Henry

Northwestern senior safety Traveon Henry talks about his time with the Wildcats.
Chicago Tribune Nov 14, 2015

Northwestern Game Day: Wildcats host Purdue on Senior Day

Northwestern looks to put the proper finishing touches on its home schedule Saturday when the Wildcats host Purdue on Senior Day at Ryan Field. NU (7-2, 3-2 Big Ten), ranked 18th by the College Football Committee this week, hopes to polish its resume for a premier bowl game invitation. The Boilermakers...
Chicago Tribune Nov 14, 2015

Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins

Northwestern coach Chris Collins on the Wildcats' victory.
Chicago Tribune Nov 13, 2015

Northwestern wins opener, looks for group effort to replace Vic Law

Northwestern opened its season Friday night with a 79-57 victory over UMass Lowell and with sophomore forward Vic Law on the bench facing season-ending shoulder surgery next week. It wasn't exactly a new experience, though, for the Wildcats to play without Law. They had been aware since the summer...
Chicago Tribune Nov 13, 2015

Preview: Purdue at Northwestern

TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; BTN, WGN-AM 720. Line: Northwestern by 16. Records: Purdue 2-7, 1-4 Big Ten; Northwestern 7-2, 3-2. Last meeting: Northwestern won 38-14 on Nov. 22, 2014, in West Lafayette, Ind. On the offensive: Justin Jackson is coming off a career-high 186-yard rushing game. QB Clayton...
Chicago Tribune Nov 12, 2015

Northwestern to break ground on 'transformative' lakefront facility

Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips joked last week that with the school’s $260 million lakefront facility finally on the cusp of being built, he can die a happy man. The plan has been in the works for so long (since 2011) and the obstacles so great (environment, politics, money-raising)...
Chicago Tribune Nov 12, 2015

Chris Collins still trying to instill winning mindset at Northwestern

Chris Collins invites scrutiny, welcomes challenges and scoffs at adversity. The third-year Northwestern coach expects no less from his players. With a more seasoned nucleus at his disposal, Collins is counting on quality depth and an assured attitude to vault the Wildcats into the mix of a Big...

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