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 […]
Surging Northwestern breaks into AP Top 25
By Eric Burgher Northwestern is in uncharted territory. The Wildcats placed 25th in the Associated Press rankings Monday, the first time they have ever been ranked this late in the season. The Wildcats have only been ranked four other times in the school’s history and have not been in the AP poll this late in […]
Shooting woes plague Wildcats again in loss to Michigan State
By Adam Rossow Before every Northwestern home basketball game, DJ Steve Aoki’s dance anthem, “Turbulence,” plays in the moments leading up to the opening tip. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the chorus’ opening line “We hit turbulence” is a perfect way to describe their last two weeks of play. Northwestern was routed by No. 12 Michigan […]