Mia Zanzucchi
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Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
pur-don't hurt me
NU and Purdue traded blows for 40 minutes, but the Boilers landed just a few more than the 'Cats did, handing NU its third loss in its last five games.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
goat szn
NU dominates Illinois to pick up its ninth win, while Justin Jackson continues to add his name to the record books.
mia zanzucchi / north by northwestern
sunday never happened
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.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
hoopin'
The men's team has higher expectations than ever before. The women's team has historically large shoes to fill. We covered it all here.
Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern
braving the elements
Rain, sleet, snow, whatever you can think of, it fell from the sky. NU destroyed Minnesota anyway.
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NU football is an open book
We know everything there is to know about NU football already, and there's a totally legit rumor that Mick McCall will take the Florida State job.
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there are two baskets folks
NU couldn't stop scoring on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, they could not stop Creighton from following suit.
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On The Blogs

Halfway to Saturday
Yes, it was Bowling Green. But the strategy of sharing the ball in the backfield clearly paid off and should be considered in the future.
Halfway to Saturday
NU's win over Nevada leaves us with cause for concern. The play in the trenches, on both the offensive and defensive side, left much to be desired.
Halfway to Saturday
“This year he just has so much more control of the game, personally, that it’s starting to spread throughout the entire offense and everyone else is calming down.”
Halfway to Saturday
Marcus McShepard stepped up and made an impact on Saturday, and his journey this season is characteristic of his whole team's.
Halfway to Saturday
The Wildcats' star power can overshadow the reason why NU is scoring more points - the drastic improvement of the offensive line.
Halfway to Saturday
Northwestern is the most unpredictable team in college football. We explore the possible reasons why.
Halfway to Saturday
Off to their worst start since 2004, the 'Cats will have to improve on the fly this season. Could that mean shaking things up at kicker?
Halfway to Saturday
With opponents stuffing the box against NU's stout running game, the 'Cats will need to find answers through the air to have success in B1G play.