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Championship Saturday open gamethread

Northwestern’s season may be over, but the college football season is still rolling along. Saturday brings a slate of important games across the country with a ton of playoff implications across the board. Here is today’s slate: Power Five championship...

Northwestern women’s basketball vs.Dartmouth: Preview and how to watch

The best active team on Northwestern’s campus is back today to take on the Dartmouth Big Green. NU (6-1) enters the matchup on the heels of two close contests, one a tight loss against a ranked Depaul team, and...

One year since the Big Ten Championship: What went wrong?

Last Sunday, following yet another triumphant HAT victory, I received a notification on my phone telling me that I had a “memory” to view in my photo gallery. I clicked, wondering just what this picture might be, and immediately...

Northwestern offensive coordinator search has reportedly “zeroed in” on Mike Bajakian

Northwestern seems to suddenly be very close to hiring its new offensive coordinator. According to some Friday night reporting by Matt Fortuna of The Athletic, Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats are focused on current Boston College offensive coordinator ad...

Putting Northwestern’s disappointing 2019 season into historical context

Northwestern made the wrong type of history in 2019. For the first time, Pat Fitzgerald won just three games in a season. The year was undoubtedly the worst in Fitz’s tenure. Statistically speaking, this season is not close to the...

Wrestling: Northwestern heads to Las Vegas for CKLV

This weekend, Northwestern Wrestling will head to Las Vegas for the annual Cliff Keen invitational, their first invitational of the year. With 133 star Sebastian Rivera (3-0) being absent in order to wrestle with Puerto Rico’s national team, three Wildcat...

Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings, second edition: Ohio State is back

The Big Ten won 8 of its 14 games to defeat the ACC in the annual conference challenge, the first time the B1G has won outright since 2015. The matchups against high level competition helped us learn a little...

A farewell to Mick McCall

It’s easy to forget how much can change so quickly. As many older readers are quick to remind us writers, young alumni, and younger NU fans, none of Northwestern Football’s recent success should be taken for granted. After the resignation of...

Should fans be optimistic or pessimistic about the future of NU football?

With no bowl game to keep Northwestern football fans occupied for the month of December, the 2020 offseason has come early. After a tumultuous, disappointing campaign saw the Wildcats finished with a losing record for the first time since...

Northwestern battles through adversity to rebound from DePaul loss

After a close loss to Depaul last Sunday, the Wildcats (6-1) grinded out a tough 66-63 win over Boston College (5-4) on Wednesday night as a part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. With shades of last season’s 52-49 loss...

Northwestern gets by Boston College, 66-63

EVANSTON — Northwestern women’s basketball (6-1) pulled out a much-needed 66-63 win over Boston College (5-4) in Wednesday night’s ACC/B1G Challenge. The ‘Cats were ultimately able to take care of business in the end, but had to overcome their...

The 10 best moments from Mick McCall’s Northwestern tenure

Throughout his time in Evanston, Mick McCall made Northwestern fans pull their hair out a lot, but he also came up with some spectacular performances. Wildcat offenses at the beginning of his tenure were high-powered and exciting, but he...

Dynamic offense, lockdown individual defense propel ‘Cats to impressive win

Northwestern’s offense has been bipolar this season, sometimes looking like an offense that can compete with the rest of Big Ten while also occasionally looking like a team that momentarily forgot how to pass and shoot. Following a disappointing loss...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern topples Boston College 82-64 behind career-highs from Miller Kopp and Boo...

Northwestern’s first true road test of the season couldn’t have gone much better. A young Wildcat team (4-3, 0-0) rose to the challenge away from home Tuesday night, taking down Boston College (4-5, 1-0) by a final score of 82-64....

Gamethread, how to watch Northwestern-Boston College: TV, radio, streaming, betting line, preview

The Wildcats (3-3) are out east tonight as they prepare to take on the BC Eagles (4-4) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Tuesday’s matchup serves as Northwestern’s first true road test of the season after coming off a tough...

Three takeaways from the Fort Myers Tipoff

After looking like a solid Big Ten team in its domination of Bradley, Northwestern had a pretty poor performance in their follow-up against Pitt. While the ‘Cats continued to show that they likely won’t have the best year, they...

Northwestern in the NFL, Week 13: Hartage gets on the field

As the professional contingent of Wildcats continues to deal with far more than their fair share of injuries, a few stars showed out under the bright lights on Thursday, Sunday, and Monday. Without further ado, let’s get to the...

McCall’s departure creates most important decision of the decade for Pat Fitzgerald

Mick McCall was not a good offensive coordinator. At least, he hadn’t been for the past seven years. It’s tough for me to remember too much before that. As a 20-year-old somewhat lifelong Northwestern fan (I grew up in Chicago,...

Relive Twitter’s reaction to the McCall news

In case you missed it, Northwestern football announced yesterday that it had parted ways with its infamous offensive coordinator and quarterback coach after 12 seasons. We here at Inside NU would like to wish Mick McCall, who has always...

Bennett Skowronek enters transfer portal (updated)

After Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune reported last week that Bennett Skowronek would pursue a pro career, potentially forgoing his fifth year of eligibility, it now seems that the graduating Wildcat wide receiver is exploring his collegiate options...

Northwestern falls to #16 DePaul 70-68 in heartbreaker

EVANSTON — A jumper by Sonja Morris with 43 seconds left ended Northwestern women’s basketball’s upset bid, allowing the 16th-ranked DePaul Blue Demons (6-1) to leave Welsh-Ryan Arena with a 70-68 win. Morris finished with 22 points on 10-14...