2014-2015 Northwestern Wildcats Men's Basketball Schedule
The Big 10 is no joke, but the Northwestern Wildcats
have some major talent and have no intention of going quietly this season, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote
and head out to see what all of the buzz is about. This is a team can do a little bit of everything on the hardwood, which
will give them a chance no matter who tips off against them this season. Once you're there in the middle of an amazing game
loaded with twists, turns and nail-biting moments, you'll definitely be glad that you're not still sitting at home, as this
is college basketball at its most exciting and the Wildcats are sure to be right in the middle of some great games throughout
And the beautiful thing about the schedule is that it's bursting with opportunities to see the Wildcats in
action this season. We're taking home games against Ohio State, Michigan State, Nebraska and more, providing some amazing
opportunities to head out to Welsh-Ryan Arena to make sure that you don't miss a second of the excitement as the Wildcats
tip-off with some of the powerhouse programs in the game. Put it all together and the Wildcats' home games are sure to be
absolutely rocking throughout the year once again, helping to create the perfect backdrop as they look to make their move
up the competitive Big 10 standings.
But one of the great things about the yearly college basketball schedule is that
you don't have to limit yourself to the home games. Sure, the home matchups are must-see matchups throughout the year, but
on the road you'll also find plenty of purple and white, as this is a well-traveled fan base that doesn't suppress itself
to Evanston. As the Wildcats look to make it happen in another season packed with incredible moments that will have you glued
to the edge of your seat, it simply doesn't get any better than this if you're a Wildcat backer who loves the game of college
Northwestern Wildcats Team Info
With a program that has produced athletes like Michael Thompson,
Evan Eschmeyer and John Shurna, just to name the tip of the iceberg, this is a program that is always brimming over with talented
players who can do a little bit of everything. Playing in the ultra-competitive Big 10, the Northwestern Wildcats have one
of the strongest programs in the nation, and you'll see what the buzz is about if you get out and see the big game the way
it was meant to be seen. The first Wildcats game team was put together all the way back at the turn of the 20th century, giving
fans more than 100 years of amazing basketball in the process. With an exciting program that routinely develops major playmakers
who can do it all on the court, it's not hard to figure out why this team generates so much buzz around campus from one season
to the next.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
Imagine that the game is on the line and your Wildcats are
digging in looking to make a big play to seal the deal, with the crowd hinging on every single possession as if it was the
end of the NCAA Tournament. The electricity of the crowd is sure to be electric as the intensity gets ratcheted up to its
highest possible levels, so don't even think about missing out on the excitement this season. This is a great sport anyway,
but it gets taken to a completely different level when you have two great programs trading baskets at a furious pace down
below. Though we know you can give it a shot and try to follow the action from home in a variety of different formats, the
live-viewing experience will simply never be matched.
Northwestern Wildcats History
The Wildcats have
been around for a very long time, as it really all got started back in the early 1900s. Since then, the Wildcats have had
many great players come to their beautiful campus in Evanston, Illinois, solidifying them as icons of the local sports scene
in the process. With some significant success in the regular season and in the NIT, the Wildcats have shown that they can
play an exciting style of basketball that can matchup with anyone on a given day. Thanks to a steady string of amazing players
and talented teams that have been able to make a dent in the Big 10, one of the elite conferences in all of college basketball,
this is the type of program that fans need to keep an eye on, as they would love to get back into the mix for the Big Dance.
Northwestern Wildcats Trivia
Do you know who holds the record for career points playing for the Wildcats?
answer is John Shurna, who tallied 2,038 points during his career from 2008 through 2012. Shurna certainly wasn't just a good
offensive player, however, as he was a gifted defender as well, setting the Wildcat mark for career blocks with 136. By the
end of his career, Shurna was getting major recognition from coaches all over the country, leading him to being selected as
a First Team member of the All-Big 10.
Northwestern Wildcats Fans
With a great crowd of more than 8,000
for the biggest games of the season at Welsh-Ryan Arena, you'll end up with an amazing experience that makes watching in your
living room dull in comparison. Big 10 is known for incredible athletics, and the Northwestern Wildcats basketball program
is never lacking in talented players who know how to light up a scoreboard (and a crowd) in a real hurry. With the promise
of some of the top college athletes in the country doing their thing, it doesn't get any better than this. When you're there
in the middle of an epic game that could go either way, with the crowd's buzz on the rise, it won't be hard to figure out
why fans routinely show up in a very big way to cheer on their Wildcats.