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[20 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Women’s NIT: Alabama at Northwestern

I wanted to attend the first round NIT game Northwestern hosted on Thursday night but was unable. Instead, Northwestern surprisingly won that game and was scheduled to host Alabama on Sunday. Game time was 2 pm – meaning I would be able to attend the women’s NIT game before heading to the United Center for the 6:10 pm tip of the Men’s NCAA Tournament.
Pre Game Dining
Nicole needed to work on her dissertation all day so my plan was to bring the Ultimate Sports Baby to the WNIT game. Before the …

Evanston, Northwestern Women's Basketball, Toledo, Women's College Basketball »

[22 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

It was a perfect day to attend a Northwestern women’s basketball game with a slow day at work and a Wednesday afternoon tip-off at 3 pm. The irony with women’s basketball games is that you always need to buy a ticket from the box office. There is no secondary market. Adult tickets for women’s basketball cost $7 each at Northwestern.
Toledo at Northwestern
Northwestern held a good lead throughout the game and defeated Toledo 70-60. Toledo got within nine points with 5:36 left in the game but they never really had a …

Evanston, Indiana Women's Basketball, Northwestern Women's Basketball, Women's College Basketball »

[19 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

Once again Nicole needed to be on campus tonight.  With the Northwestern women’s basketball team playing at home I decided to make the trip to Evanston.  I dropped Nicole off at the Sociology department and drove up to Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Obtaining Tickets
Tonight may have been the first time I have paid full price (only $7) for a Northwestern women’s basketball game.  In the past, the women’s games have always seemed to have some special that allowed you to buy a discounted ticket.
The Game
The women pulled off something the men could not …

Evanston, Minnesota Women's Basketball, Northwestern Women's Basketball, Women's College Basketball »

[18 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

As Nicole and I have done for Northwestern men’s basketball games this season, we drove to campus today. However, the Northwestern women’s basketball team was home rather than the men’s team. I dropped Nicole off at the Sociology department and drove to Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Obtaining Tickets
I had a free ticket for the game since it was included in my men’s basketball season ticket package. With men’s basketball season tickets, I received one free ticket for a women’s game.
The Game
Northwestern squeaked out a victory over Minnesota 61-60 as Brittany Orban missed the …

Chicago St. Women's Basketball, Evanston, Northwestern Women's Basketball, Women's College Basketball »

[19 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

After waiting for an hour between the men’s and women’s games, the Northwestern women’s team took the court. Although expected, it was amazing to see there were only 567 people (according to nusports.com) who stuck around for the women’s game even though it was free. 5,098 attended the men’s game versus Stanford.
The GameNorthwestern jumped out to an 11-0 lead and never looked back defeating Chicago St. 85-64. Amy Jaeschke scored 29 points for the Wildcats, while Brittany Orban scored 20. It was the first time since January …

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[1 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

The week or two around Super Bowl Sunday is a slow time for professional sporting events in Chicago – mainly due to the fact that Disney on Ice comes to town in late January and early February. This year they performed at Allstate Arena from January 22 through January 25 and moved to the United Center from January 27 through February 8.
With the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks out of town for two to three weeks, one must look for other sporting event options in Chicago. Other …

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[15 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

Not many times would I attend a women’s college basketball doubleheader over a New York Jets game. But this is exactly what happened today. Let me explain.
I was visiting my friend, Mike Nadel, the un-fan, in New York City. He did not want to attend a sporting event Sunday afternoon, especially after attending the Devils game Saturday night. However, he was going to the gym Sunday morning at 10 am and would be in Manhattan between 2 and 3 pm. Since the women’s doubleheader would end around 3:30 pm, I …