Illinois has been a strong second-half team this season.
For some, it’s March Sadness. For Jason Tsirtsis, it was March Madness — to another dimension.
EVANSTON | By his own assessment, JerShon Cobb was having a poor shooting night, but the junior guard had little doubt what the result would be as Northwestern setup for a potential game-winning shot in the final seconds.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone's mind.
If a National Football League career were easy to achieve, we'd have 64 teams in 10 divisions and a week-long draft.
Prince Kwateng, 2007
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — For a team that was all but out of it not too long ago, Northwestern isn't in such a bad spot these days.
Ohio State entered its game at Purdue on Saturday favored and on a hot streak, just like in 2009.
Second-string quarterback Kain Colter ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to lead Northwestern to a 28-25 upset of No. 9 Nebraska on Saturday.
LINCOLN, Neb. | It's like old home week for Big Ten newcomer Nebraska.
Northwestern played pinball with Indiana's defense on Saturday.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. | Forgive Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald if Saturday afternoon seems a bit like a reunion.
IOWA CITY, Iowa | Whether it was luck, talent or both, Iowa used to own Penn State.
EVANSTON | Notre Dame and Northwestern, who haven't met in football since 1995, will play a home-and-home series beginning in 2014.
Don't say that Milos Kostic isn't loyal. Such a statement doesn't work for the 6-foot-8 sophomore boys basketball player from Bishop Noll.
PULLMAN, Wash. | Klay Thompson hit a key jumper, made two free throws and got two important rebounds in overtime to help Washington State beat Northwestern 69-66 on Wednesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden.
INDIANAPOLIS | John Shurna got his shot at Ohio State.
Former basketball star Bo Cucuz quickly learned, as far back as high school, that student-athletes attend Northwestern for the academics and not a career in professional sports.
EVANSTON | Jeff Brooks scored 20 points while Talor Battle added 13 while reaching a Big Ten milestone as Penn State claimed a 66-52 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night.
EVANSTON | Five players scored in double figures to lead Northwestern to a 98-55 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Thursday night.
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