Northwestern women beat UCF 62-51, 1st tourney win since ’93

Lindsey Pulliam scored 25 points to lead seventh-seeded Northwestern to a 62-51 win over 10th-seeded UCF on Monday, the Wildcats’ first women’s NCAA Tournament victory in 28 years. Northwestern (16-8)…

Young’s late basket lifts Northwestern over Nebraska 79-78

Ryan Young’s putback with 2.7 seconds left gave Northwestern a 79-78 win over Nebraska in a regular-season finale on Sunday. Young had missed the front-end of a one-and-one, giving Nebraska…

Ivey leads No. 24 Boilermakers past Northwestern 75-70

Purdue guard Jaden Ivey is making it look easy. On Saturday, he scored a career-high 20 points, grabbed seven rebounds and providing the energy No. 24 Purdue needed to get…

Washington scores 23 as Ohio State tops Northwestern

Ohio State was not going to let Northwestern come from behind again. Duane Washington Jr. scored a career-high 23 points to lead No. 21 Ohio State to an 81-71 win…

Cockburn leads No. 12 Illinois past Northwestern 81-56

Illinois coach Brad Underwood went to talk to his team at halftime and saw exactly what he needed to see. The 12th-ranked Illini were angry and disappointed — and they…

No. 16 Michigan routs No. 19 Northwestern 85-66

Hunter Dickinson, Franz Wagner and unbeaten Michigan look ready to contend in a loaded Big Ten. Dickinson scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, and the 16th-ranked…