Add a major piece of hardware to coach David Braun’s trophy case. Braun has been named consensus Big Ten Coach of the Year by both coaches and media voters, the conference announced on Tuesday. He is the fifth Northwestern head coach to win the award, joining Pat Fitzgerald (2018), Randy Walker (2000), Gary Barnett (1995,... The post Football: David Braun named Big Ten Coach … [Read more...] about Football: David Braun named Big Ten Coach of the Year
Northwestern Athletics There’s plenty to learn about a Utah team that has shown it can hang with some of the country’s best squads. The ‘Cats are going to take on the Utah Utes in the SRS Distributions Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 23. The game will be broadcast on ABC at 6:30 p.m. CT. Here are five things to know about the Utes. Bryson Barnes is a solid quarterback Last year, … [Read more...] about Five things to know about Utah as Northwestern prepares for first bowl game since 2021
Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images Death. Taxes. Chris Collins beating Matt Painter at Welsh-Ryan Arena. 292 days. The difference between the impossible turn and the repeat performance. The difference between the crown jewel of Northwestern’s 2023 March Madness resume and a taste of what 2024 has in store. The difference between Chase Audige’s 10 points in the last … [Read more...] about Which win was better, the first No. 1 Purdue upset or the second?
Coming off of two blowout defeats at the Ball Dawgs Classic, Northwestern returned to Welsh-Ryan Arena Wednesday for a matinee homestand against Chicagoland foe Loyola-Chicago. Despite their effort, the Wildcats (3-4, 0-0 Big Ten) could not put away the feisty Ramblers (3-4, 0-0 A-10), losing 73-68. NU’s upperclassmen leadership in senior forward Paige Mott and... The post … [Read more...] about Rapid Recap: Loyola-Chicago 73, Northwestern 68
Northwestern Athletics The Wildcats took a break from collegiate competition to get some long-course racing in. Along with Olympic champions such as Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky, the 2023 Toyota U.S. Open Swimming Championships featured seven Northwestern swimmers. The U.S. Open is held in a long course 50-meter pool (the same format as the Olympic Games), unlike … [Read more...] about Highlights from Northwestern swimming and diving at the 2023 U.S. Open Championships