Stories by Jono Zarrilli
Playing their fourth game in eight days with a bench that hasn't contributed much, to say the 'Cats struggled Sunday would be an understatement.
NU couldn't stop scoring on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, they could not stop Creighton from following suit.
NU and Butler reached a stalemate in regulation, but the 'Cats prevailed in PKs and move on to face UCLA.
NU has effectively lost all momentum from its relatively strong start.
After a successful non-conference slate, Northwestern volleyball struggled in its first week in the mighty Big Ten.
NU has already matched its win total from last season with a 10-2 start.
NU baseball is now two wins from a B1G championship. Actually.
After Sunday's win, the ‘Cats sit at No. 8 in the conference standings, and will stay there going into the Big Ten tournament.
In their last non-conference game of the season, NU fell just short at Notre Dame.
NU will likely finish the season as the No. 3 seed while the Terps clinched the regular season B1G championship.
As of now, NU has the eighth best 2018 class according to 247 Sports, better than the likes of Big Ten rivals Wisconsin, Michigan, and Nebraska.
The 'Cats have now won three straight, their longest winning streak of the season.