Former Northwestern QB Battling For Vikings 3rd String JobOne player who played well on turf in Minnesota is Mike Kafka.The former Northwestern quarterback is battling for the third-team quarterback spot, remembering a day from his past when he came to town and dominated a Saturday afternoon at the Metrodome.
Northwestern Hits 15 3s To Beat Minnesota 72-66Bryant McIntosh scored 17 points and Northwestern hit 15 3-pointers to beat Minnesota 72-66 on Wednesday night. Tre Demps added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Wildcats (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten), who have won two straight in the conference following a 10-game losing streak. Northwestern shot 43.6 percent for the game, but 47 percent on 32 3-point attempts and only turned the ball over 10 times.
Myrick's Return Lifts Minnesota Over Northwestern Jalen Myrick returned a kickoff 100 yards in the fourth quarter to atone for a penalty on the previous drive and help Minnesota defeat Northwestern, 24-17, on Saturday.
Northwestern, Minnesota At Top Of Big Ten?
2-17-14 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave LeeWide Open Big 10 Basketball Season.....Sid Hartman takes a look at the race.
Collins, Pitino Bring Common Threads To New JobGiven their bloodlines and new jobs, Minnesota's Richard Pitino and Northwestern's Chris Collins have quite a bit in common. Both are in their 30s. They're the sons of well-known coaches, and they already seem to have a bond heading into their first season in the Big Ten.
Kill Looks On As Minnesota Tops Northwestern 20-17 Ailing head coach Jerry Kill watched from a private box as Minnesota turned two second half turnovers into scores en route to a 20-17 Big Ten victory over Northwestern Saturday.
Northwestern Hosts Gophers Amid 2-Game Skid Minnesota (4-2, 0-2) is expected to be missing a key figure again, with coach Jerry Kill on a leave of absence due to his epilepsy. He's had five seizures on game days in two-plus seasons as the Golden Gophers' coach, and he missed the most recent game, a loss at Michigan two weeks ago.
Gophers Vs. Northwestern: Tracy Claeys' Chance To Lead U The Gopher football team takes on Northwestern on Saturday searching for Minnesota's first Big Ten win. It will most likely be defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys' first time as acting head coach in Jerry Kill's absence, as the head coach is in the midst of an indefinite leave to manage his epilepsy.
Gophers Coach Tubby Smith Steamed After NW LossGopher basketball coach Tubby Smith was angry and upset with last night's Big Ten result in Evanston, Il.
Northwestern Beats Minnesota 55-48 Jared Swopshire scored 16 points to lead Northwestern to a 55-48 victory over No. 12 Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Coach Kill Has Seizure, Misses 2nd HalfAnother seizure for Jerry Kill kept the Minnesota coach off the sideline for the second half of the game against Michigan State.