Get Caught Up With Northwestern Women’s Basketball – An Interactive Timeline

By Ben Friedl Medill Reports Northwestern Women’s Basketball are in the midst of a bounce-back season. This interactive timeline outlines the team’s highs and lows thus far while also looking forward to an exciting second-half of the season. To view  Northwestern Women’s Basketball’s upcoming schedule click here. Photo at top: Northwestern Women’s Basketball Team embraces […]

Road to glory not always easy for Northwestern’s Scottie Lindsey

By Astasia Williams SALT LAKE CITY – Scott “Scottie” Lindsey has helped Northwestern men’s basketball write the most important chapter in program history. But Lindsey’s own story hasn’t always been a fairy tale. The Hillside, Illinois, native was a three-star recruit from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois. Now he’s an All-Big Ten player […]

Will Chris Collins remain at Northwestern for the long haul?

Northwestern basketball head coach Chris Collins answers questions at team press conference in Welsh-Ryan Arena.

By Mark Singer Even if this season ends in Salt Lake City Thursday, Chris Collins has firmly cemented his legacy as the greatest basketball coach in Northwestern history. Now the question for Collins is, does he want to add to his legacy in Evanston or somewhere else? Judging by his comments on Selection Sunday, Collins […]

‘We’ve been waiting for this for a long time’

Fans in Welsh-Ryan Arena await the announcement that the Northwestern men's basketball team qualified for the NCAA tournament

By Elan Kane Lynn Hull made sure to get to Welsh-Ryan Arena early Sunday to get good seats. She wanted to enjoy the hoopla surrounding the announcement that the Northwestern men’s basketball team had made its first NCAA basketball tournament in school history. When she went to find a seat, though, she was directed towards the […]

Hey, Wildcats, may we have this dance?

By Astasia Williams For the Northwestern men’s basketball team, it had been seven decades of being a bridesmaid. On Sunday afternoon, the Wildcats finally became the bride. March Madness was born in Evanston, Illinois, but the last time Northwestern University was associated with the NCAA Tournament was in 1939 when it hosted the first Final […]

Twitter reacts to Northwestern’s historic NCAA Tournament berth

NU men's basketball makes NCAA Tournament

By Mark Singer The 78-year drought is finally over. Northwestern made the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history Sunday, and Twitter users were fairly excited about it. As if nearly eight decades of waiting wasn’t enough, the Wildcats had to sit idly as the CBS selection show crew went through the East, […]

Dramatic win propels Northwestern toward March Madness

By Astasia Williams Hail Mary. Program-record 21 wins. March Madness. The first day of March lived up to its nickname at Welsh-Ryan Arena as Northwestern took down Michigan in a cinematic fashion Wednesday night. Now may be the time for Evanston, Illinois, to put on its dancing shoes for the NCAA tournament.

Northwestern fans tiptoe toward March Madness

Northwestern fans

By Devin Emory The ghost of seasons past is ever-lingering in the minds of Northwestern students as they are dubiously excited about what their eyes are seeing. The Wildcats really are good. They actually have a high-percentage chance of making the NCAA tournament and punching their ticket to postseason relevancy. “We’re really excited, but we […]

Olah’s emotional last home game at Northwestern is a family first

By Adam Rossow When one of Alex Olah’s second-half jumpers swished through the hoop on Sunday, his father, Lucian, right arm extended in the air, curled his wrist to make a gooseneck, and smiled like he had done so many times while watching his son play basketball for Northwestern. This time, though, Lucian’s mimicking of […]

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.