Mia Zanzucchi
The 2016-17 basketball season is underway. NBN has all you need to know right here.


As fate and Dererk Pardon (20 PTS, 5 REB) would have it, Northwestern (6-3, 0-2) played up to Michigan’s caliber, coming back from a 15 point deficit before losing a 62-60 nail-biter.
Adam Downing
So close, yet so far
Northwestern’s first-ever Big Ten Championship Game was injury-heavy, turnover-filled, and filled with both exciting highs and disappointing lows.
Mia Zanzucchi
Valiant Effort
Northwestern refused to go away in the second half, making this an extremely entertaining and memorable Big Ten Championship.
Mia Zanzucchi
No bueno.
There are 30 minutes left in Indianapolis, and Northwestern currently trails Ohio State, 24-7. Here are they key takeaways from the first half.
Benjamin Bomier
Bring On The Buckeyes
We have arrived.
Northwestern (6-1) almost blew a 28-point lead before escaping against Georgia Tech 67-61.
Jonathan Daniel
The X Factor
The Buckeyes are bigger, more athletic and more experienced than the Wildcats (we’ll take Fitz over Urban Meyer any day, though).
Stephen Carrera
California Dreamin'
Northwestern went 2-1 in the Wooden Legacy this weekend, but will fly back to Chicago leaving something to be desired.
Benjamin Bomier
Illinois' best
Northwestern defeated Illinois to win the Land of Lincoln trophy in the regular season finale and the Wildcats’ last home game of the year.
Great expectations
NBN Sports breaks down what to expect of the 'Cats this upcoming mens' basketball season.
Stephen Carrera
Hot start
Three games into the season, Northwestern men’s basketball (3-0) looks sharp and appears to be finding its identity. Thus far, ...
Mia Zanzucchi
Only the beginning
The Wildcats took an early lead with wins in four of the first five matches, and the Hokies weren't able to recover.
Stephen Carrera
Leader of the pack
Pardon attacks the basket in the season opener against New Orleans. Photo by Stephen Carrera / Northwestern Athletics Dererk Pardon ...
Jacob Munoz
Blown out of the water
The Wildcats broke multiple school and personal records to beat six other schools in the TYR Invitational.
State of the Art
The 'Cats opened up Welsh-Ryan against New Orleans on November 8th. Photo by Jocelyn Vinoya Serranilla / Northwestern University Athletic ...

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.