Week of Dec. 3-10
Northwestern Composite Schedule
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Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. CT • at NC State • Raleigh, N.C.
Watch: ESPNU and WatchESPN (Joe Davis and Dino Gaudio) • Listen: WGN720 and wgnradio.com (Dave Eanet and Tim Doyle) • Live Stats: Gametracker • In-game Tweets: @NU_SportsLIVE
Saturday, Dec. 7, 4 p.m. • vs. Western Michigan • Welsh-Ryan Arena
Buy Tickets • Watch: BTDN via Wildcats All-Access • Listen: WGN720 and wgnradio.com (Dave Eanet and Tim Doyle) • Live Stats: Gametracker • In-game Tweets: @NU_SportsLIVE
Notable: Northwestern (4-4) aims to get back on track this week as it travels to NC State on Wednesday to participate in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge before returning home for a Saturday matinee against Western Michigan. The Wildcats fell to a pair of unbeaten teams in Las Vegas last week, 78-67 to Missouri on Thursday and 95-79 to No. 19/21 UCLA on Friday. JerShon Cobb had the hot hand for NU, scoring 22 points in both contests. Kale Abrahamson contributed a career-high 19 points vs. the Bruins. Cobb ranks 13th in the Big Ten with a team-leading average of 15.1 points per game.
Promotions: On Saturday, enjoy a dance team performance at halftime as the 'Cats take on the Broncos. It's also Boy Scout Night at Welsh-Ryan Arena where scouts will receive a special-priced $15 ticket and a Wildcats patch! Call 888-GO-PURPLE to learn more.
Thursday, Dec. 5 • vs. NC State • 6:30 p.m. • Welsh-Ryan Arena
Buy Tickets • Live Video: BTDN via Wildcats All-Access • Live Audio: WNUR (89.3 FM) • Live Stats: Gametracker • In-Game Tweets: @NU_SportsLIVE
Notable: After taking down No. 25 DePaul, the Wildcats (6-1) are receiving votes in the latest Associated Press poll. Northwestern freshman Nia Coffey averaged a double-double last week in two Northwestern wins and earned Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week honors. Thursday's game is the lone contest of the week as the Wildcats look for their third-straight victory in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Promotions: Join the 'Cats as they take on the NC State Wolfpack as part of the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Northwestern S.A.A.C. Food Drive will continue at Thursday's game so bring a can of food and receive a ticket for just $3! Fans can also enter to win prizes at Thursday's game. More information on the food drive can be found with this link.
Saturday, Dec. 7 • UW-Parkside Tournament • 9:00 a.m. • Kenosha, Wis.
Notable: No. 17 Northwestern returns to action following the Wildcats' third-place finish out of 12 teams at the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia on Nov. 24. Northwestern travels north to Kenosha, Wis., for the UW-Parkside Tournament. Redshirt freshman Jason Tsirtsis moved up to No. 3 at 149 lbs., joining Mike McMullan (No. 2, 285 lbs.) to rank in the top five at their respective weight classes.
Saturday’s tournament will feature competition from colleges Elmhurst, North Central, Triton, Harper, Waubonsee and universities Purdue, Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin-Whitewater and Wisconsin-Parkside and the Illinois State club team.
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