Stories by Jono Zarrilli

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As the third quarter turned into the fourth, it became clear that the Wildcats had no answer for Duke’s athleticism, and eventually the game (mercifully) ended.

NBN Sports looks at key matchups and players to prepare you for kickoff.

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Northwestern - despite being shut out in the second half - held on for an impressive conference road win in primetime on ESPN, earning them a respectable 28 points in the AP poll.

This is a unique opener for Northwestern on Thursday night in West Lafayette. It’s the first opener against a Big ...

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Northwestern came into the weekend as the No. 33 team in the country and one of two Big Ten teams to secure a berth.

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On Tuesday, Northwestern’s season ended after a close 3-2 loss to Stanford in the NCAA quarterfinals, leaving them with a top-10 finish nationally.

The series win leaves Northwestern as the winner (loser?) in the battle for the cellar, which is a good thing; Penn State has secured last place in the conference.

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After a season of looking up at Maryland, the Wildcats got caught from behind on Friday night.

Chicago State will come to Evanston on Tuesday before the ‘Cats travel to Kalamazoo to take on Western Michigan on Wednesday.

Getting swept by Michigan State is the latest in a series of Big Ten woes for Northwestern baseball.

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This weekend, Northwestern Women’s Tennis dominated the Wisconsin Badgers and the Minnesota Gophers.

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"We’re getting better every game, every practice. The defense has been playing really well, the offense is starting to mesh."

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In their first down-to-the-wire contest of the season, the Wildcats were unable to pull through.

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The Buffaloes showed why they are not Canisius or Detroit Mercy (sidenote: rest in peace Tommy Titan).

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What is this team? Not a tournament team - that’s (almost) for sure.

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Women's lacrosse had no "mercy" this weekend in their 21-2 beatdown of Detroit Mercy.

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All margin for error is now gone as Northwestern looks unlikely to make a postseason appearance.

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Northwestern could not overcome their 16 turnovers and the Wolverines’ hot three-point shooting.

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If there were an all-star team for general managers, Daryl Morey would be on it year after year.

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The 'Cats stormed back to win 70-61.

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The Wildcats have lost 3 of their last 4 and fallen to 10th in the 14-team conference.

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The ‘Cats took a big stride on Wednesday with a convincing 83-60 stomping of Minnesota.

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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.

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NU couldn't stop scoring on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, they could not stop Creighton from following suit.

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NBN 2017-18 basketball preview

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NU and Butler reached a stalemate in regulation, but the 'Cats prevailed in PKs and move on to face UCLA.

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NU has effectively lost all momentum from its relatively strong start.

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After a successful non-conference slate, Northwestern volleyball struggled in its first week in the mighty Big Ten.

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NU has already matched its win total from last season with a 10-2 start.

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NU baseball is now two wins from a B1G championship. Actually.

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After Sunday's win, the ‘Cats sit at No. 8 in the conference standings, and will stay there going into the Big Ten tournament.

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In their last non-conference game of the season, NU fell just short at Notre Dame.

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NU will likely finish the season as the No. 3 seed while the Terps clinched the regular season B1G championship.

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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.

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The 'Cats have now won three straight, their longest winning streak of the season.