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Northwestern rallies, fall to Michigan late 10 to 9

EVANSTON, Ill. The Northwestern Wildcats WR Kyle Prater hauled in eight receptions for 86-yards for the Big Cats as they lose to Michigan 10-9 after quarterback Trevor Siemian slipped and fell on a two-point conversion play in the final seconds of the game down by one. Siemian finished throwing 32 of 50 for 273 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions against the Wolverines. Siemian had just thrown his lone ...

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Northwestern Wildcats 14-15 basketball Schedule (Men’s)

Below is the full schedule of the 2014-15 Northwestern Wildcats Men's basketball team. This is going to be a more improved season although the team is without their leading scorer this year in Drew Crawford, who graduated last season. Sat., Oct. 18 Open Scrimmage Evanston, Ill. 2:30 p.m. CT Fri., Nov. 7 vs. McKendree  TV Evanston, Ill. 7:00 p.m. CT Fri., Nov. 14 vs. Houston Baptist TV Evanston, Ill. 7:00 p. ...

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Groce, Illinois, enter Year 3 with high expectations

 ILLINOIS BASKETBALL 2014-15 DEPARTURES: Joseph Bertrand, Jon Ekey RETURNING: Tracy Abrams (out for season), Rayvonte Rice, Nnanna Egwu, Kendrick Nunn, Malcolm Hill, Jaylon Tate, Maverick Morgan, Austin Colbert, Mike LaTulip NEWCOMERS: Ahmad Starks, Aaron Cosby, Leron Black, Michael Finke Illinois basketball head coach John Groce graduated from Taylor University about 20 years ago with a degree that had not ...

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BIG TEN Football Power Rankings: NU at No. 5, Illinois No. 13

The Structure of the Big Ten is starting to take it's shape, with exceptions and unlikely teams taking the spotlight in the Northwestern Wildcats, who although they are 3-2, is on a three game win streak and is 2-0 in Big Ten play after upsetting Penn State and No. 17 ranked Wisconsin Badgers in the last two weeks. As for the powerhouses in the Big Ten, everyone was expecting the reigning Big Ten champion's ...

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Realistic expectations for Northwestern in 2014

A new season is here and we can finally get back to some Wildcats football and get the realistic expectations for Northwestern in 2014. Last year was extremely tough to watch as we saw the Cats just crumble after a quick start to the season. The Cats started the season with four straight wins then dropped their next seven games before knocking off Illinois to end the season. One more win would have put the ...

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Five Key Offensive Players for Northwestern in 2014

Northwestern is glad last year is over and they can finally start over. With very high expectations in 2013 coming off the win in the Gator Bowl in 2012, they went 1-7 in conference play and were not bowl eligible at the end of the season. This season is starting off the same way, with high expectations to at least get back to a bowl game. NU is returning 17 starters (9 offense, 8 defense) and with Kain Col ...

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NU Football 14-15 preview part 4: A bird, a plane, a superback

The Northwestern Wildcats is a team known for adding in the superback position in to their offense. A superback is a Fullback/Tight End hybrid player that can either pick up tough yards for the team on the run and/or be a threat on the receiving end as they can also catch the ball in the spread offense that the Wildcats seem to favor since former coach Randy Walker established it. The superback usually is u ...

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Northwestern loses WR Christian Jones for season due to injury

The Northwestern Wildcats took two heavy blows Wednesday as senior running back Venric Mark will transfer from the school as well as a very devastating injury to the team's leading receiver last season, Christian Jones. The 6-3 wide receiver will miss the entire season due to a knee injury sustained in the team practice, Northwestern announced on Wednesday. Jones led the Wildcats with 54 receptions for a te ...

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Navy Seal trying out for Northwestern Football

U.S. Navy Seal Tom Hruby is going after what many consider impossible, walking onto the Northwestern Wildcats football team at the age of 32. Tom is a full-time student at Northwestern and wanted to try out last season but wasn't eligible. He still works his full-time job as a Seal and has a wife and three kids. Tom saved up his leave over the year so he could compete in the three-week camp held by the Wild ...

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NU Football 14-15 preview part 2: Wildcats got speed at RB

The Northwestern Wildcats lost a threat at running the ball in dual threat quarterback Cain Colter but the yardage Colter had per game will surely not be missed as the Cats have star runningback Venric Mark returning for a fifth year with the team. Mark was granted a 5th year after he missed majority of last season due to injuries such as problems with his hamstring and a fractured ankle. He was never thoro ...

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