2021 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule


Records include games against Division I opponents only.
Streaks include games against all opponents.
All times are Eastern

Records


  • Overall

    8-15

  • Home

    6-6

  • Road

    2-8

  • Neutral

    0-1

  • Conf

    6-13
  • Non
    Conf

    2-1
  • Post
    Season

    0-1

Last 10 / Streaks


  • Last 10

    3-7

  • Streak

    1L
  • Home
    Streak

    2W
  • Road
    Streak

    1W

Rankings / Strength of Schedule (SOS)


  • NET

    92

  • RPI

    196
    (0.4781)
  • Non-Conference
    RPI

    319
    (0.3352)

  • ELO

    144
    (1361)

  • SOS

    80
    (0.5339)
  • Non-Conference
    SOS

    326
    (0.2930)

Quadrant Records - NET


  • Quadrant 1

    2-11

  • Quadrant 2

    3-3

  • Quadrant 3

    1-1

  • Quadrant 4

    2-0

Quadrant Records - RPI


  • Quadrant 1

    1-8

  • Quadrant 2

    2-4

  • Quadrant 3

    2-2

  • Quadrant 4

    3-1

Schedule

  • +
    DEC
    2
    WED
     
    Arkansas-Pine Bluff
    (4-21) RPI: 326NET: 342
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    TV: BTN
    W   92 - 49
    1 2 Total
    Arkansas-Pine Bluff 29 20 49
    Northwestern 39 53 92
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 342
    Opponent RPI: 326
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Arkansas-Pine Bluff 15-56
    26.8%
    13-40
    32.5%
    2-16
    12.5%
    28.6% 17-26
    65.4%
    5 25 7 4 2 10 18 49
    Northwestern 32-62
    51.6%
    18-33
    54.5%
    14-29
    48.3%
    62.9% 14-23
    60.9%
    9 41 25 3 5 11 22 92
  • +
    DEC
    5
    SAT
     
    Chicago State
    (0-9) RPI: 340NET: 346
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    TV: BTN
    W   111 - 66
    1 2 Total
    Chicago State 35 31 66
    Northwestern 51 60 111
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 346
    Opponent RPI: 340
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Chicago State 24-66
    36.4%
    15-32
    46.9%
    9-34
    26.5%
    43.2% 9-13
    69.2%
    2 21 16 6 0 13 24 66
    Northwestern 36-70
    51.4%
    25-46
    54.3%
    11-24
    45.8%
    59.3% 28-37
    75.7%
    13 41 28 6 1 9 15 111
  • ACC/Big Ten Challenge presented by Continental Tire
  • +
    DEC
    9
    WED
     
    Pittsburgh
    (10-12) RPI: 189NET: 100
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    TV: ESPNU
    L   70 - 71
    1 2 Total
    Pittsburgh 22 49 71
    Northwestern 33 37 70
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 100
    Opponent RPI: 189
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Pittsburgh 25-71
    35.2%
    17-48
    35.4%
    8-23
    34.8%
    40.8% 13-21
    61.9%
    19 35 12 4 2 13 24 71
    Northwestern 21-57
    36.8%
    13-29
    44.8%
    8-28
    28.6%
    43.9% 20-27
    74.1%
    4 30 15 5 5 13 20 70
  •  
  • DEC
    13
    SUN
     
    SIUE
    (8-17) RPI: 274NET: 318
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    TV: ESPNU
    Canceled
    1 2 Total
    SIUE 0
    Northwestern 0
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 318
    Opponent RPI: 274
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    SIUE 0-0
    -
    0-0
    -
    0-0
    -
    - 0-0
    -
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Northwestern 0-0
    -
    0-0
    -
    0-0
    -
    - 0-0
    -
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • +
    DEC
    15
    TUE
    Non Div I
    Quincy
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    W   100 - 48
    1 2 Total
    Non Div I - Quincy 17 31 48
    Northwestern 47 53 100
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET:
    Opponent RPI:
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Non Div I - Quincy 19-53
    35.8%
    11-28
    39.3%
    8-25
    32.0%
    43.4% 2-3
    66.7%
    4 19 15 1 10 19 18 48
    Northwestern 34-76
    44.7%
    20-47
    42.6%
    14-29
    48.3%
    53.9% 18-24
    75.0%
    24 31 20 5 5 7 15 100
  • +
    DEC
    20
    SUN
     
    Michigan State
    (15-13) RPI: 106NET: 70
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    TV: BTN
    W   79 - 65
    1 2 Total
    Michigan State 30 35 65
    Northwestern 43 36 79
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 70
    Opponent RPI: 106
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Michigan State 26-67
    38.8%
    18-36
    50.0%
    8-31
    25.8%
    44.8% 5-10
    50.0%
    11 22 19 7 1 8 16 65
    Northwestern 27-51
    52.9%
    17-30
    56.7%
    10-21
    47.6%
    62.7% 15-18
    83.3%
    3 29 16 7 0 12 14 79
  • +
    DEC
    23
    WED
    AT
     
    Indiana
    (12-15) RPI: 133NET: 63
    Bloomington, IN
    Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
    TV: BTN
    W   74 - 67
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 37 37 74
    Indiana 28 39 67
    Location: Bloomington, IN
    Arena: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall

    Opponent NET: 63
    Opponent RPI: 133
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 28-50
    56.0%
    21-31
    67.7%
    7-19
    36.8%
    63.0% 11-13
    84.6%
    5 20 13 10 1 16 17 74
    Indiana 25-52
    48.1%
    18-34
    52.9%
    7-18
    38.9%
    54.8% 10-16
    62.5%
    9 18 11 7 2 16 14 67
  • +
    DEC
    26
    SAT
    # 7
    Ohio State
    (21-10) RPI: 22NET: 8
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    W   71 - 70
    1 2 Total
    Ohio State 34 36 70
    Northwestern 34 37 71
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 8
    Opponent RPI: 22
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ohio State 27-61
    44.3%
    23-41
    56.1%
    4-20
    20.0%
    47.5% 12-15
    80.0%
    11 29 16 3 1 10 15 70
    Northwestern 28-58
    48.3%
    22-42
    52.4%
    6-16
    37.5%
    53.4% 9-14
    64.3%
    4 22 24 7 5 5 14 71
  • +
    DEC
    29
    TUE
    AT
    # 8
    Iowa
    (22-9) RPI: 36NET: 6
    Iowa City, IA
    Carver-Hawkeye Arena
    L   72 - 87
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 36 36 72
    Iowa 45 42 87
    Location: Iowa City, IA
    Arena: Carver-Hawkeye Arena

    Opponent NET: 6
    Opponent RPI: 36
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 26-59
    44.1%
    15-34
    44.1%
    11-25
    44.0%
    53.4% 9-12
    75.0%
    8 24 15 5 2 12 17 72
    Iowa 28-58
    48.3%
    17-32
    53.1%
    11-26
    42.3%
    57.8% 20-25
    80.0%
    10 26 17 6 2 8 12 87
  • +
    JAN
    3
    SUN
    AT
    # 4
    Michigan
    (23-5) RPI: 5NET: 4
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Crisler Center
    L   66 - 85
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 29 37 66
    Michigan 43 42 85
    Location: Ann Arbor, MI
    Arena: Crisler Center

    Opponent NET: 4
    Opponent RPI: 5
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 26-63
    41.3%
    21-45
    46.7%
    5-18
    27.8%
    45.2% 9-12
    75.0%
    7 21 12 1 1 10 14 66
    Michigan 32-64
    50.0%
    20-37
    54.1%
    12-27
    44.4%
    59.4% 9-14
    64.3%
    12 30 22 4 8 12 15 85
  • +
    JAN
    7
    THU
    # 2
    Illinois
    (24-7) RPI: 11NET: 3
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    L   56 - 81
    1 2 Total
    Illinois 28 53 81
    Northwestern 43 13 56
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 3
    Opponent RPI: 11
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Illinois 27-55
    49.1%
    16-28
    57.1%
    11-27
    40.7%
    59.1% 16-21
    76.2%
    10 31 19 4 4 15 17 81
    Northwestern 18-55
    32.7%
    12-35
    34.3%
    6-20
    30.0%
    38.2% 14-18
    77.8%
    7 22 13 10 0 13 16 56
  • +
    JAN
    13
    WED
    AT
    # 7
    Ohio State
    (21-10) RPI: 22NET: 8
    Columbus, OH
    Value City Arena
    L   71 - 81
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 33 38 71
    Ohio State 42 39 81
    Location: Columbus, OH
    Arena: Value City Arena

    Opponent NET: 8
    Opponent RPI: 22
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 25-63
    39.7%
    19-40
    47.5%
    6-23
    26.1%
    44.4% 15-21
    71.4%
    8 27 9 5 1 4 21 71
    Ohio State 27-54
    50.0%
    17-29
    58.6%
    10-25
    40.0%
    59.3% 17-25
    68.0%
    5 34 12 1 2 11 18 81
  • +
    JAN
    17
    SUN
    # 8
    Iowa
    (22-9) RPI: 36NET: 6
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    L   73 - 96
    1 2 Total
    Iowa 49 47 96
    Northwestern 37 36 73
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 6
    Opponent RPI: 36
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Iowa 33-57
    57.9%
    23-33
    69.7%
    10-24
    41.7%
    66.7% 20-26
    76.9%
    7 33 22 2 6 9 14 96
    Northwestern 27-65
    41.5%
    18-32
    56.2%
    9-33
    27.3%
    48.5% 10-14
    71.4%
    6 21 19 3 2 6 22 73
  • +
    JAN
    20
    WED
    AT
     
    Wisconsin
    (18-13) RPI: 69NET: 27
    Madison, WI
    Kohl Center
    L   52 - 68
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 34 18 52
    Wisconsin 41 27 68
    Location: Madison, WI
    Arena: Kohl Center

    Opponent NET: 27
    Opponent RPI: 69
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 21-51
    41.2%
    14-28
    50.0%
    7-23
    30.4%
    48.0% 3-7
    42.9%
    4 23 10 3 2 10 17 52
    Wisconsin 24-55
    43.6%
    14-28
    50.0%
    10-27
    37.0%
    52.7% 10-11
    90.9%
    6 28 14 5 2 8 13 68
  • +
    JAN
    23
    SAT
    AT
     
    Penn State
    (11-14) RPI: 123NET: 42
    University Park, PA
    Bryce Jordan Center
    TV: BTN
    L   78 - 81
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 33 45 78
    Penn State 38 43 81
    Location: University Park, PA
    Arena: Bryce Jordan Center

    Opponent NET: 42
    Opponent RPI: 123
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 29-59
    49.2%
    18-33
    54.5%
    11-26
    42.3%
    58.5% 9-12
    75.0%
    5 20 16 8 2 14 20 78
    Penn State 26-55
    47.3%
    17-35
    48.6%
    9-20
    45.0%
    55.5% 20-26
    76.9%
    13 25 12 10 4 16 15 81
  • +
    JAN
    31
    SUN
     
    Rutgers
    (16-12) RPI: 57NET: 38
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    TV: BTN
    L   56 - 64
    1 2 Total
    Rutgers 34 30 64
    Northwestern 29 27 56
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 38
    Opponent RPI: 57
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Rutgers 23-47
    48.9%
    18-25
    72.0%
    5-22
    22.7%
    54.3% 13-22
    59.1%
    5 24 12 8 4 18 20 64
    Northwestern 20-48
    41.7%
    16-28
    57.1%
    4-20
    20.0%
    45.8% 12-17
    70.6%
    6 22 10 9 0 20 22 56
  • +
    FEB
    6
    SAT
    AT
    # 20
    Purdue
    (18-10) RPI: 39NET: 22
    West Lafayette, IN
    Mackey Arena
    L   70 - 75
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 32 38 70
    Purdue 35 40 75
    Location: West Lafayette, IN
    Arena: Mackey Arena

    Opponent NET: 22
    Opponent RPI: 39
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 26-59
    44.1%
    16-31
    51.6%
    10-28
    35.7%
    52.5% 8-11
    72.7%
    8 24 16 3 3 15 22 70
    Purdue 22-54
    40.7%
    14-31
    45.2%
    8-23
    34.8%
    48.1% 23-24
    95.8%
    8 26 14 10 4 12 15 75
  • +
    FEB
    10
    WED
     
    Indiana
    (12-15) RPI: 133NET: 63
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    L   76 - 79
    (2 OT)
    1 2 OT1 OT2 Total
    Indiana 20 34 12 13 79
    Northwestern 23 31 12 10 76
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 63
    Opponent RPI: 133
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Indiana 22-62
    35.5%
    14-38
    36.8%
    8-24
    33.3%
    41.9% 27-38
    71.1%
    15 35 17 9 2 13 18 79
    Northwestern 29-68
    42.6%
    19-38
    50.0%
    10-30
    33.3%
    50.0% 8-12
    66.7%
    7 31 16 8 7 13 26 76
  • +
    FEB
    13
    SAT
    AT
     
    Rutgers
    (16-12) RPI: 57NET: 38
    Piscataway, NJ
    Rutgers Athletic Center
    L   50 - 64
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 27 23 50
    Rutgers 37 27 64
    Location: Piscataway, NJ
    Arena: Rutgers Athletic Center

    Opponent NET: 38
    Opponent RPI: 57
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 18-55
    32.7%
    12-36
    33.3%
    6-19
    31.6%
    38.2% 8-12
    66.7%
    8 23 9 8 7 11 14 50
    Rutgers 23-56
    41.1%
    19-37
    51.4%
    4-19
    21.1%
    44.6% 14-16
    87.5%
    10 33 9 6 8 12 13 64
  • +
    FEB
    16
    TUE
    AT
    # 2
    Illinois
    (24-7) RPI: 11NET: 3
    Champaign, IL
    State Farm Center
    L   66 - 73
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 26 40 66
    Illinois 38 35 73
    Location: Champaign, IL
    Arena: State Farm Center

    Opponent NET: 3
    Opponent RPI: 11
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 27-64
    42.2%
    21-39
    53.8%
    6-25
    24.0%
    46.9% 6-8
    75.0%
    7 25 4 6 1 12 22 66
    Illinois 27-52
    51.9%
    19-31
    61.3%
    8-21
    38.1%
    59.6% 11-22
    50.0%
    8 26 16 5 2 15 16 73
  • +
    FEB
    21
    SUN
     
    Wisconsin
    (18-13) RPI: 69NET: 27
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    L   51 - 68
    1 2 Total
    Wisconsin 34 34 68
    Northwestern 24 27 51
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 27
    Opponent RPI: 69
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Wisconsin 23-56
    41.1%
    14-31
    45.2%
    9-25
    36.0%
    49.1% 13-15
    86.7%
    9 26 17 10 3 8 10 68
    Northwestern 20-50
    40.0%
    14-30
    46.7%
    6-20
    30.0%
    46.0% 5-8
    62.5%
    5 25 13 4 4 14 12 51
  • +
    FEB
    25
    THU
    AT
     
    Minnesota
    (14-15) RPI: 149NET: 77
    Minneapolis, MN
    Williams Arena
    W   67 - 59
    1 2 Total
    Northwestern 25 42 67
    Minnesota 31 28 59
    Location: Minneapolis, MN
    Arena: Williams Arena

    Opponent NET: 77
    Opponent RPI: 149
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northwestern 19-45
    42.2%
    12-27
    44.4%
    7-18
    38.9%
    50.0% 22-27
    81.5%
    8 29 8 8 1 19 13 67
    Minnesota 23-62
    37.1%
    19-35
    54.3%
    4-27
    14.8%
    40.3% 9-10
    90.0%
    11 22 14 12 0 14 24 59
  • +
    MAR
    3
    WED
     
    Maryland
    (16-14) RPI: 65NET: 35
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    W   60 - 55
    1 2 Total
    Maryland 26 29 55
    Northwestern 28 32 60
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 35
    Opponent RPI: 65
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Maryland 21-50
    42.0%
    12-24
    50.0%
    9-26
    34.6%
    51.0% 4-7
    57.1%
    5 26 13 6 3 15 13 55
    Northwestern 20-55
    36.4%
    10-26
    38.5%
    10-29
    34.5%
    45.5% 10-11
    90.9%
    8 24 11 7 3 12 12 60
  • +
    MAR
    7
    SUN
     
    Nebraska
    (6-20) RPI: 246NET: 126
    Evanston, IL
    Welsh-Ryan Arena
    W   79 - 78
    1 2 Total
    Nebraska 30 48 78
    Northwestern 39 40 79
    Location: Evanston, IL
    Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Opponent NET: 126
    Opponent RPI: 246
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Nebraska 26-56
    46.4%
    12-23
    52.2%
    14-33
    42.4%
    58.9% 12-16
    75.0%
    8 22 21 6 1 15 15 78
    Northwestern 32-60
    53.3%
    21-35
    60.0%
    11-25
    44.0%
    62.5% 4-9
    44.4%
    7 22 21 8 3 12 16 79
  • Big Ten Tournament - First Round
  • +
    MAR
    10
    WED
    VS
     
    Minnesota
    (14-15) RPI: 149NET: 77
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bankers Life Fieldhouse
    TV: BTN
    L   46 - 51
    1 2 Total
    Minnesota 27 24 51
    Northwestern 20 26 46
    Location: Indianapolis, IN
    Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

    Opponent NET: 77
    Opponent RPI: 149
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Minnesota 18-49
    36.7%
    13-29
    44.8%
    5-20
    25.0%
    41.8% 10-24
    41.7%
    9 32 10 7 5 17 13 51
    Northwestern 18-58
    31.0%
    13-40
    32.5%
    5-18
    27.8%
    35.3% 5-12
    41.7%
    9 31 9 9 2 14 21 46