Northwestern Wildcats

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Emma: Collins’ Young Wildcats Growing Up

Northwestern is seeing late-season success in a rebuilding year.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2015

Northwestern's Ryan Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Phillips: NU Won’t Move Illinois Games From Evanston

Illinois will play its home game with Northwestern at Soldier Field, but the Wildcats will keep theirs in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: ‘Chicago’s Big Ten Team’ Should Always Face Illini There

Illinois-Northwestern football should be played at Soldier Field every year.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Illinois Football Moves 3 Home Games Against Northwestern To Soldier Field

The Illini and Wildcats will square off at Soldier Field in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

No. 13 Maryland Rallies Past Northwestern, 68-67

Dez Wells’ tip-in with 1.4 seconds left gave the Terrapins the win.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

Jeremiah Kreisberg #50 of the Northwestern Wildcats reacts after making a basket against the Michigan State Spartans at the Breslin Center on January 11, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Holds Off Northwestern 84-77 In OT

Travis Trice had 18 points and 10 assists, and Michigan State outlasted Northwestern 84-77 in overtime Sunday.

01/11/2015

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

No. 4 Wisconsin Cruises Past Northwestern 81-58

It was Sam Dekker on the outside, and Frank Kaminsky all over the court. Duje Dukan provided a lift when he checked into the game, and Nigel Hayes had his share of positive moments.

01/05/2015

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Routs Mississippi Valley State, 101-49

Northwestern needed an emphatic win Sunday evening. Alex Olah and the Wildcats left little doubt the Wildcats would get one.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

osh Ferguson #6 of the Illinois Fighting Illini runs past Kyle Queiro #21 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half on November 29, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Illinois Becomes Bowl Eligible With 47-33 Win Over Northwestern

Reilly O’Toole passed for 147 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for 147 yards, Josh Ferguson had a pair of rushing scores and Illinois took advantage of five Northwestern turnovers for a 47-33 victory over its in-state and Big Ten rival on Saturday.

11/29/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Rallies Past Elon 68-67 In OT

Tre Demps scored 21 points and hit the game-winning basket for a second straight game and Northwestern rallied down the stretch for a 68-67 overtime victory over Elon on Saturday.

11/22/2014

Indiana v Northwestern

Northwestern Beats Purdue, 38-14

Northwestern linebacker Jimmy Hall set up 14 points with an interception and a fumble recovery.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats is tackled by Joe Bolden #35 of the Michigan Wolverines during the first quarter on November 8, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Michigan Hangs On To Beat Northwestern 10-9

De’Veon Smith ran for a career-high 121 yards and a touchdown, and Michigan beat Northwestern 10-9 Saturday after the Wildcats’ Trevor Siemian slipped attempting a two-point conversion at the end of the game.

11/08/2014

Wide receiver Matt VandeBerg #89 of the Iowa Hawkeyes is tackled by safety Godwin Igwebuike #16 of the Northwestern Wildcats in the first quarter on November 1, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Iowa Routs Northwestern 48-7

Mark Weisman and Akrum Wadley combined for 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats passes the ball during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 11, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Beats Northwestern 24-17

Jalen Myrick returned a kickoff 100 yards in the fourth quarter to atone for a penalty on the previous drive and help Minnesota defeat Northwestern, 24-17, on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs against the Wisconsin Badgers during the first half on October 4, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Jackson, Northwestern Beat No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14

Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday.

10/04/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats rushes against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the first half during the game on September 27, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Northwestern Tops Penn State 29-6

Trevor Siemian ran for three touchdowns and passed for 258 yards to lead Northwestern past Penn State 29-6 on Saturday.

09/27/2014

Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats throws a first down pass against the Western Illinois Leathernecks on September 20, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern Beats Western Illinois, 24-7

Solomon Vault rushed for two touchdowns.

09/20/2014

Mark Szott (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern Reserve Hoping To Join Secret Service After Football

One Wildcat reserve pulled double-duty this past summer.

09/10/2014

Mark Czott. (Credit: CBS)

NU Football Player’s Summer Internship No Secret

One Northwestern Wildcat reserve pulled double duty this summer. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke has more on his special mission.

09/09/2014

Paris Logan of the Northern Illinois Huskies celebrates his interception against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

NIU Slips Past Northwestern In 23-15 Win

Drew Hare passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Northern Illinois to a 23-15 win over in-state rival Northwestern on Saturday.

09/06/2014

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