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Episode 443: Northwestern 28-Illinois 10 with Jay Sharman (LTP)

For the sixth consecutive year, the Hat stays in Evanston! More importantly, Northwestern is back in the Big Ten Championship game for the second time in three years! With so much on the line, we had to bring in Jay Sharman from Lake the Posts to join us as we talk about last week’s game and preview the title game against Ohio State. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

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Episode 442: Adam Rittenberg

With the Northwestern/Minnesota game cancelled, Northwestern is back in the Big Ten Title game for the second time in three years. The LOLHat is on the line this weekend as the Cats look to finish off the 2020 regular season. Tonight, we welcome back ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg to the show to help us make sense of this wild, wacky season. Then we look ahead to this weekend’s action. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

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Episode 408: Northwestern 29-Illinois 10

The LOLHat stays in Evanston for the 5th consecutive year! The Cats finish off a forgettable year with a win over Illinois and the removal of OC Mick McCall. There’s also excitement over both the Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams. Plus, NU unveils an amazing new program to drive fundraising to women’s sports. All this and more in this week’s episode. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

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Episode 407: Minnesota 38-Northwestern 22

A special Thanksgiving Eve episode for you. We look back at the Minnesota game and keep riding the wild QB carousel. With only the LOLHat to play for this weekend, we look at Illinois and then discuss rivalry week in general. Speaking of carousels and amusement parks, the Men’s Basketball team looks like they are going to be a roller coaster this non-conference season. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

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Episode 331 Northwestern 42-Illinois 7

The regular season is over and the Cats are 9-3. What a way to finish the year; a 7 game win streak, a chance for a 10 win season, and, oh yeah, the LOLHat stays in Evanston where it belongs. This week we break down the game, look ahead to Championship Week, and try to wrap our heads around the absolute craziness that is the 2017 Coaching Carousel. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

Our picks are in for our 2017 picks contest.

Erik only went 2/5 this week and maintains his lead with 46 points: South Florida (9) USC (10) Auburn (10) NC State (8) and Notre Dame (9)

Sam had a great 4/5 week, but it seems to be a case of too little, too late.  He’s got 40 points: Ohio State (10) Florida State (5) Oklahoma State (9) Oregon (7) and Notre Dame (9)

John also went 2/5 this week as he keeps pace with Erik with 42 points.: Alabama (11) Boise St (9) Northwestern (9) Texas (6) and Florida Atlantic (9)

All three of us have 2 teams alive this weekend so we’ll see how it all breaks next week.

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