• Northwestern looks to build off strong start, hosts No. Illinois

    27 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Although Northwestern and Northern Illinois are located approximately 75 miles apart, the Wildcats and Huskies rarely take advantage of their proximity by meeting in non-conference play. Friday's game in Evanston, Ill., marks the first time in 12 years that Northwestern and Northern Illinois will battle on the court, and the teams enter the game feeling 180 degrees differently about their opening performances. While Northwestern (1-0) cruised to an 85-54 win over Chicago State on Monday night, Northern Illinois (0-1) dropped an 83-77 decision to Division II University of Illinois-Springfield.
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  • Play ball: Stanford, Wisconsin meet at Milwaukee ballpark

    28 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Wisconsin is the host team when it faces Stanford on Friday night in Milwaukee, but it remains to be seen if the Badgers will have home-field advantage in the first basketball game played at American Family Field - home of baseball's Milwaukee Brewers. Wisconsin (1-0) and the Cardinal (1-0) meet in the nightcap of a doubleheader dubbed the "Brew City Battle," with the court spanning the infield from first base to third.
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