Episode 295: Basketball Catch Up

With football in our rearview mirror, we turn our attention to the very talented NU Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams as they get into the heart of B1G play.We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

It’s Bowl Season and we are back with the West Lot Pirates Bowl Challenge.  We’re back with ESPN this season and you can see the results by clicking here.  Congratulations to “Dee Knows” for winning our challenge!

 

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Episode 294: National Championship and PJ Fleck

Clemson is your 2016-17 National Champion after a thrilling, albeit long, title game against Alabama. We look back at the game and discuss PJ Fleck’s introduction to the Minnesota fanbase. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

It’s Bowl Season and we are back with the West Lot Pirates Bowl Challenge.  We’re back with ESPN this season and you can see the results by clicking here.  The password this season is “pinstripe”.

We are playing a little game throughout the season. Each of us chose 5 teams who had a combined record last year of no more than 40. We’ll track our teams all season and see which squad ends up with the most wins. It’s amazing how close this was throughout the season.  John was our winner with Erik and Sam only 1 game behind! We’ll definitely play this again in future seasons.

Erik: 49 Florida State (10), LSU (8), Boise State (10), Penn State (11), Troy (10)

John: 50 Alabama (14), Florida State (10), San Diego State (11), Georgia Tech (9), UCF (6)

Sam: 49* Clemson (14), LSU (8), Boise State (10), Colorado (10), Boston College (7)

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Episode 293: Northwestern 31-Pitt 24

We start the new year with a discussion of a Northwestern bowl victory! We look back at the Pinstripe Bowl, recap the rest of Bowl season and look ahead to the National Championship Game next week. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

It’s Bowl Season and we are back with the West Lot Pirates Bowl Challenge.  We’re back with ESPN this season and you can see the results by clicking here.  The password this season is “pinstripe”.

We are playing a little game throughout the season. Each of us chose 5 teams who had a combined record last year of no more than 40. We’ll track our teams all season and see which squad ends up with the most wins. Going into the National Championship game, it’s all over with John winning it all.  The only thing left is to see if Sam can tie Erik for 2nd or if John will extend his victory margin to 2.

Erik: 49 Florida State (10), LSU (8), Boise State (10), Penn State (11), Troy (10)

John: 50 Alabama (14), Florida State (10), San Diego State (11), Georgia Tech (9), UCF (6)

Sam: 48* Clemson (13), LSU (8), Boise State (10), Colorado (10), Boston College (7)

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Episode 292: Bowl Breakdown Part 2

This week we finish up our bowl previews and discuss many of the hot topics that have come up in the world of College Football. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

It’s Bowl Season and we are back with the West Lot Pirates Bowl Challenge.  We’re back with ESPN this season and you can join the group by clicking here.  The password this season is “pinstripe”.

We are playing a little game throughout the season. Each of us chose 5 teams who had a combined record last year of no more than 40. We’ll track our teams all season and see which squad ends up with the most wins. John and Erik allowed a retcon and Sam has been given Colorado in place of Texas. He’ll have an asterisk, but the race is now much closer going into bowl season. Here are the updated standings with current wins in parentheses.

Erik: 46 Florida State (9), LSU (7), Boise State (10), Penn State (11), Troy (9)

John: 46 Alabama (13), Florida State (9), San Diego State (10), Georgia Tech (8), UCF (6)

Sam: 45* Clemson (12), LSU (7), Boise State (10), Colorado (10), Boston College (6)

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Episode 291: Bowl Breakdown Part 1

This week we start our look at the entire slate of bowl games and discuss the first 16 games on the docket. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

It’s Bowl Season and we are back with the West Lot Pirates Bowl Challenge.  We’re back with ESPN this season and you can join the group by clicking here.  The password this season is “pinstripe”.

We are playing a little game throughout the season. Each of us chose 5 teams who had a combined record last year of no more than 40. We’ll track our teams all season and see which squad ends up with the most wins. John and Erik allowed a retcon and Sam has been given Colorado in place of Texas. He’ll have an asterisk, but the race is now much closer going into bowl season. Here are the updated standings with current wins in parentheses.

Erik: 46 Florida State (9), LSU (7), Boise State (10), Penn State (11), Troy (9)

John: 45 Alabama (13), Florida State (9), San Diego State (9), Georgia Tech (8), UCF (6)

Sam: 45* Clemson (12), LSU (7), Boise State (10), Colorado (10), Boston College (6)

Be sure to check out our Facebook page! Head over to Facebook and “Like” us there for all the latest updates. You can also follow us on Twitter and join the conversation!

We really want to hear from our listeners on what you would like to hear from us. Please email us, tweet at us, hit us up on Facebook, comment on the blog or call our voicemail line at 847-231-2287 (CATS) and let us know what you’d like to hear from us.  All of our contact info is in the sidebar.

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