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an inspiring run
NU ran out of gas in the championship game, but gave fans plenty of reasons to believe the program has turned a corner.
LET'S GO
One more win will send the the 'Cats to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1957.
yo...is this real?
NU baseball is now two wins from a B1G championship. Actually.
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ohhhhh??????
It would be pretty sad to go an all-academics, minimal-sports Big Ten school like Michigan, right guys?
do you believe in miracles?
NU will play in the postseason for the first time since 2010 starting next week in the B1G Tournament.
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what a year
It's been quite a year for Northwestern sports. We took a look at some of the moments that stood out from the rest.
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goph-igure
Minnesota, the eventual Big Ten champs, ended the 'Cats' season in the conference tournament.
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movin' on up
NU breezes by Albany, moves on to Stony Brook on Sunday.
boiler down
Northwestern softball lived to see another day in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, topping Purdue.
survive and advance
After Sunday's win, the ‘Cats sit at No. 8 in the conference standings, and will stay there going into the Big Ten tournament.
oh?
Things are far from guaranteed, but these two wins over Purdue are critical for Northwestern’s postseason chances.
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can't top the 'terps
For the second year in a row, Maryland topped Northwestern in the league championship game.
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terps on deck
NU will face Maryland in the B1G Championship game on Sunday morning.
a real pro's pro
Last weekend, four former Wildcats achieved their dreams of making the NFL. Here's a look at how they fit with their new teams.
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luck o' the irish
In their last non-conference game of the season, NU fell just short at Notre Dame.

On The Blogs

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.
Halfway to Saturday
NU football is seemingly at rock bottom just two games removed from a 10-win season. But could a successful 2015 have masked some debilitating flaws within the program?
Halfway to Saturday
NU's vaunted defense struggled mightily on Saturday. Our new sports blog seeks to offer some explanation and/or reassurance.