Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased.
If things move quickly, the Big Ten could start a season in about a month, but for now there is no timetable for a vote to move forward.
The Big Ten Conference, already in court and under pressure from players and parents over its decision to cancel fall football, is now hearing from President Donald Trump.
Northwestern’s game against Wisconsin scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field in Chicago is being moved to Ryan Field because of uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Indiana quarterback Peyton Ramsey has transferred to Northwestern, giving the Wildcats another option behind center after they struggled offensively last season.
Players from the SEC dominated this year's NFL draft.
Daniel Oturu scored 24 points and Marcus Carr added 14 on Wednesday to lead Minnesota past Northwestern 74-57 in the first game of the Big Ten Tournament.
Indiana quarterback Peyton Ramsey is transferring to Northwestern.
Naz Hillmon scored 20 points, Hailey Brown added 19 and seventh-seeded Michigan upset second-seeded and 11th-ranked Northwestern 67-59 Friday night in the Big Ten Conference quarterfinals.
Coming off back-to-back trips to the Sweet 16, Joe McKeown didn’t quite grasp the task at hand when he left George Washington to coach Northwestern in 2008.
Northwestern snapped a 12-game losing streak with an 81-76 win over Nebraska.
Northwestern beat Illinois 75-58 to clinch share of first Big Ten title in 30 years on Saturday.
Alan Griffin set career highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, Ayo Dosunmu scored 21 and Illinois beat struggling Northwestern 74-66 on Thursday night.
Abi Scheid scored 19 points with five 3-pointers, Lindsey Pulliam added 16 points and No. 14 Northwestern beat Ohio State 69-55 on Tuesday night to remain in first place in the Big Ten Conference.
Minnesota pounded Northwestern 83-57 Sunday.
Northwestern won its seventh-straight game Saturday, beating Wisconsin 82-66.
Jalen Smith had 22 points and a career-high 19 rebounds for his ninth consecutive double-double, and No. 7 Maryland extended its winning streak to nine games by defeating Northwestern 76-67 Tuesday night.
Lamar Stevens scored 23 points to lead No. 13 Penn State over Northwestern 77-61 on Saturday.
Veronica Burton hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:35 to play, Sydney Wood drained the clinching free throws with 8.1 seconds left and No. 19 Northwestern edged Michigan 66-60 on Thursday night.
Northwestern took over in the third quarter and beat Penn State 82-59.