Tag: NU Wildcats

Northwestern sets school record for total offense

Northwestern sets school record for total offense
In their 44-29 victory over Indiana Saturday, Northwestern had an extremely balanced attack on offense: accruing 310 yards passing and 394 yards rushing (704 overall on 93 plays). The first and only 700 yard total offense day in school history just says so much about how a very bad Hoosier defense was just so over-matched... Read more »

Northwestern's NFL Level Talent: Drake Dunsmore and Vince Browne

Northwestern's NFL Level Talent: Drake Dunsmore and Vince Browne
There are college football gurus that believe Northwestern could be a sleeper pick in the Legends division of the Big Ten. If that is going to be then you’re going to have to learn more non-Dan Persa NU names. Everyone knows about Persa, and I guess in his place now Kain Colter, but the two... Read more »

Northwestern Eliminates Minnesota; Set to Face #1 Ohio State

As he has so many times this season, Northwestern Wildcats senior point guard Michael “Juice” Thompson carried his team on his back, leading his team to a victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a Big Ten Tournament game they absolutely had to have in order to preserve any chance of a NCAA Tournament berth;... Read more »
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Northwestern Closes Out Illinois; Illini Road Woes Continue

In the second battle between Chicago’s two Big Ten college basketball teams, the outcome was drastically different from the first. Just how much of a disparity? It would be like comparing the body composition of Illini Center Mike Tisdale (7-1, very svelte) to that of Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (4-8, very squished). In... Read more »

Northwestern Sells out 2 Final Games, Announce '11, '12 Schedule

As important as it is for Northwestern to win games this college football season, it’s maybe even more important they sell tickets this season. Attendance at Ryan Field has been a big issue in recent years, and the University’s athletic department sought to remedy that with the new “Northwestern: Chicago’s Big Ten Team” ad campaign... Read more »

Northwestern vs. Purdue: Brutally Honest Game Preview

Part two of my Saturday double-dip is under the lights. The primetime game at Ryan Field is just the 12th night game in NU’s home stadium history. Interestingly, the night contest will be played almost 75 years to the day of the first-ever night game in Big Ten history. That game also involved Northwestern and... Read more »
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