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Kaylah Rainey: My heart is set on playing basketball

Northwestern recruit Kaylah Rainey had open-heart surgery in November. A slew of complications followed. Today, she's determined to play the game she loves.


No. 10 Maryland beats Northwestern 72-57 for 6th straight

Stephanie Jones had 16 points and nine rebounds, reserve Sara Vujacic made all four of her shots during the decisive first half and No. 10 Maryland rolled past Northwestern 72-57 Thursday night for its sixth straight victory.

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Lawsuit: NU sorority hazing led to Hankins' death

The mother of Northwestern women's basketball player Jordan Hankins has sued a school sorority claiming hazing by its members led to her daughter's suicide in 2017.

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Northwestern's men's basketball team played in Salt Lake City 35+ years ago against the host for its NCAA tournament debut Thursday vs. Vanderbilt. Utah defeated the Wildcats 88-69, 12/23/71. And while NU's men are in their first NCAAs, its women's team was in 7 from 1982-2015 and won 3 games.

Plum excited for attention toward women's hoops (2:04)
Thursday's not top plays (0:50)
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3yGraham Hays

Northwestern pulls together in time of tragedy

Northwestern players had each other this past weekend, as a team and as a student body. But they weren't whole. Not without Jordan Hankins.

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NU honors Hankins in first game since death

The Northwestern women's basketball team honored Jordan Hankins by wearing her name and number during warmups Saturday and then won in its first game since her death.

Ohio State holds off Northwestern (1:00)
Northwestern bounces Banham, Minnesota from Big Ten tournament (1:08)
Maryland-Northwestern Postgame Breakdown (1:19)
Minnesota's Banham ties single-game scoring mark (0:57)
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espnW Highlights Of The Night (2:33)
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Big Ten preview: Are Buckeyes the league's best?

Thanks to new arrival Maryland, the Big Ten put a team in the Final Four for the first time since 2005. The Terps went unbeaten in league play last season, but Ohio State is this year's favorite.