7 game-changers to watch in Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament


By Michelle R. Martinelli Each women’s basketball team in the Big Ten has at least one standout player, one superstar who can control the course of a game, regardless of how well or poorly the rest of her team is playing. They each have the ability to paralyze their opponents, leaving them stunned while watching […]

Slow start ensures bad finish for Wildcats


By Michelle R. Martinelli It got bad quickly for Northwestern on Sunday. Ten minutes into the Wildcats’ rematch against No. 5 Maryland, senior guard Maggie Lyon was the only player with a field goal. Northwestern trailed 25-5 at the end of the first quarter, and the game felt over. Although the Wildcats outscored Maryland in […]

Northwestern defeats top-10 team for first time in two decades


By Michelle R. Martinelli Headed in to the game against then-No. 5 Ohio State, Northwestern senior guard Maggie Lyon knew her team needed a win and knew it was a big game. But in admitting she doesn’t look at the rankings, she didn’t even realize just how big of a game it was. It wasn’t […]