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Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West

Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West

By Dan Escalona

October 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

On a nippy Chicago fall afternoon, the ferocious defense of the Northwestern Wildcats forced the Minnesota Golden Gophers into the meat grinder that Ryan Field has become.The 27-0 win over the Gophers was Northwestern’s second shutout of the season.That dominant performance is another exploit of a...

Illinois women’s basketball loses close one to Northwestern

By Joey Figueroa

January 23, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

In a close matchup between in-state rivals, Northwestern got the better of Illinois with a 68-67 victory. In a game that went down to the wire, the Illini couldn't find their offense when they needed it, and the Wildcats made clutch shots to pull away within the final minute. “We just didn’t make t...

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