Wildcats softball rolls into NCAA Tournament

By Adam Rossow It was unconventional, but not unprecedented for Northwestern softball. The Wildcats received their third-straight at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament earlier this week after making a furious late season rally. They won 16 of their final 22 games and vaulted to a third-place finish in the Big Ten. [vimeo 167124526 w=474]

Wildcats trending up entering the stretch run (VIDEO)

By Adam Rossow Playing much-improved basketball again on Saturday night, Northwestern earned its second win in the last three games by outlasting Illinois 58-56 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. What’s behind the Wildcats’ improved play over the past two weeks? Let’s dig deeper into some of the important numbers.