John Shurna

Shurna To Return To Northwestern After Flirting With NBA Draft

John Shurna, Northwestern’s leading scorer, will return to the school after briefly testing the waters of the NBA Draft.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Stanford Cardinal vs Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern, Stanford To Renew Football Series

Northwestern and Stanford are two of the most prestigious academic institutions in the country, and starting in 2019 the two schools will resume playing each other in football.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Dan Persa

Thompson: ND vs. Northwestern Makes Sense

On Thursday, Notre Dame and Northwestern announced that they would renew their gridiron battles that date back to 1889. This decision makes sense for both schools and should excite their strong fan bases in Chicago.

670 The Score–04/15/2011

Outback Bowl - Northwestern v Auburn

Northwestern, Notre Dame To Renew Rivalry

The Northwestern Wildcats are renewing their rivalry with Notre Dame starting in 2014.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2011

JerShon Cobb

Well, NU Basketball Is Still Going Strong, Anyway

The Wildcats, moving forward in the NIT, are the last college basketball team standing in Chicago. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke talks with the coach and players.


Mike Thompson and Bill Carmody

Carmody: Wildcats ‘Psyched’ For NIT Tournament

The Northwestern Wildcats may have missed out on their first NCAA Tournament bid, but the team was able to secure their third-straight postseason appearance, a school record.

670 The Score–03/15/2011

Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drives inside against Alex Marcotullio #4, Luka Mirkovic #12 and John Shurna #24 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament.  (Credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Wildcats’ Upset Bid Falls Short

The only chance the Northwestern Wildcats had of making the NCAA Tournament was to win the Big Ten Tournament, and for a while it looked like that might happen.


Pat Fitzgerald

NU’s Fitzgerald To Shave Head For Charity

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald will be among several Wildcat players and coaches who will shave their heads to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation.


Dan Persa

Wildcats Start Spring Practices

On Monday, the Northwestern Wildcats’ football team starts their 2011 spring practices three weeks earlier than they have in the past.


JerShon Cobb

Doyle: Lack Of Basketball History Hurts Wildcats’ Recruiting

Northwestern University is one of the most academically prestigious colleges in the country. As a result, recruiting high school athletes to attend there over other schools can be difficult.

670 The Score–02/17/2011

Bill Carmody

Carmody: Wildcats ‘Making The Right Strides’ Towards Tournament

The Northwestern University men’s basketball team has never made the NCAA Tournament in the previous 71 years of the tournament’s existence. The Wildcats are a long shot this year, but their first bid could come soon.

670 The Score–02/08/2011

Pat Fitzgerald

Wildcats Sign ‘Impressive’ Recruiting Class

In the midst of the Chicago trying to dig itself out of the snow on Wednesday, the Northwestern University football team was securing the signatures of 17 high school football players. All committing to the Wildcats on national signing day.

670 The Score–02/03/2011

John Shurna

Wisch: Did Northwestern’s Season End Last Night?

Death, Taxes and Northwestern. Some things just never change. And I’m wondering if they ever will.


John Shurna

Boilermakers Too Much For Wildcats

After getting off to a great start, the Northwestern Wildcats have stumbled as Big Ten play begins.


Pat Fitzgerald

Wisch: Get To Know The Big Ten’s Bowl Opponents

Christmas is over. New Year’s is looming. And in between this week the Big Ten gets its bowl season rolling.


Pat Fitzgerald

Hoge: An Early Look At The Big Ten Bowl Games

Adam Hoge breaks down the eight bowl games involving Big Ten teams this season.

670 The Score–12/06/2010

Arby Fields

Fields To Transfer From Northwestern

Two-sport athlete Arby Fields will be leaving the football team and plans to transfer.


John Shurna

Muller: Wildcats And Illini Are Impressive In Blowout Wins

With the Big Ten Conference winning the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for the first time in eleven tries last season, both Illinois and Northwestern looked to do their part this year in ensuring that conference bragging rights would stay in the Midwest for at least one more year.


Pat Fitzgerald

Muller: Fitzgerald And His Wildcats Flourish In ‘Spoiler’ Role

The final week of the 2010 Big Ten football season will be the Northwestern Wildcats toughest game to date.


Northwestern Wildcats

Wildcats Would Play Two At Wrigley

Despite the fact that both offenses headed in the same direction all game, the Wildcats are open to playing in Wrigley Field again.