Drafted: Lowry, Vitale selected for ’16 draft

Drafted: Lowry, Vitale selected for ’16 draft

Two Northwestern players, Dean Lowry and Dan Vitale, were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. Lowry was picked in the fourth round by the Green Bay Packers, and Vitale was selected in the sixth by the Buccaneers. In addition to the two players drafted, Traveon Henry and Deonte Gibson both penned unrestricted free agent contracts. […]

2016 NFL Mock Draft

2016 NFL Mock Draft

The NFL Draft is an opportunity for a team to completely turn its franchise around. The draft begins on Thursday, April 28 and will be hosted in Chicago. There have already been trades for the first and second picks, so fans will be excited to see what happens Thursday night. Below is my mock draft for the NFL […]

NBA All-Star Weekend Review

NBA All-Star Weekend Review

While the NBA has always been a league that lacks parity and survives on the accomplishments of a few superstars, this season is still unprecedented. The media’s coverage of the NBA throughout the last year makes it seem as if the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry are the only team and player that have […]

Top 5 moments of Northwestern’s football season

Top 5 moments of Northwestern’s football season

Following last year’s 47-33 loss against Illinois at home when the Wildcats squandered the chance to become bowl-eligible, the prospects for the 2015 season were uncertain. Our starting quarterback gradu- ated and went to the NFL draft, while the rest of the team did not appear ready to improve off after a 5-win season. However, […]

Men’s basketball preview

Men’s basketball preview

Though Northwestern’s men’s basketball program has had a long history of failure, many predict that the program will rapidly improve in the near future. With Chris Collins at the helm, the basketball team is already competing at a higher level. Unfortunately, so far Northwestern is the only university from a Power Five conference that has not […]

NBA Playoffs preview: Eastern vs. Western Conference finals

NBA Playoffs preview: Eastern vs. Western Conference finals

By Noah Phillips Over the past few days, the Western Conference finals have received much more media attention compared to the Eastern Conference finals. This is partially due to the fact that both teams in the Western Conference just won competitive series, with sweet shooting symbolizing the Golden State Warrior’s win and the Houston Rockets’ […]

Eyes on the prize: Preview for the end of NU’s basketball season

Eyes on the prize: Preview for the end of NU’s basketball season

By Koby Weisman Northwestern’s men’s basketball team is currently 4-10 in the Big Ten season. Despite this subpar record, there is some reason for optimism moving forward. The ‘Cats have won their past three games, the most recent being a 21 point blowout against Penn State. Head coach Chris Collins is molding the freshmen players […]

Chin up, fans! We’ve still got a shot!

Chin up, fans! We’ve still got a shot!

By Noah Phillips Since the debut of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in 1939, every school in a Power 5 conference (SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12, Big 12) has landed at least one berth in the tournament, except Northwestern.  Given that this year’s team appears destined for another middle-of-the-pack finish in conference play, the Wildcats […]

Top 5 Rookies in the NBA

Top 5 Rookies in the NBA

By Koby Weisman The NBA season began on October 28 and so far fans are excited by what they have seen from the talented rookie class. Some big names from top collegiate programs highlight the group, however there are some unfamiliar names that have also shined in the beginning portion of the regular season. Some […]

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