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Episode 330 Northwestern 39-Minnesota 0

It may have been a frigid, rainy day, but that didn’t stop the Cats from rattling off their sixth straight victory.  Join us as we look back at Senior Day and Northwestern’s domination of the Gophers. 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 went 4/5 this week and sits in first with 44 points: South Florida (9) USC (10) Auburn (9) NC State (7) and Notre Dame (9)

Sam also went 4/5 and has 36 points: Ohio State (9) Florida State (4) Oklahoma State (8) Oregon (6) and Notre Dame (9)

John had another perfect 5/5 week as he continues to eat into Erik’s lead 42 points.: Alabama (11) Boise St (9) Northwestern (8) Texas (6) and Florida Atlantic (8)

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Episode 329 Northwestern 23-Purdue 13

The winning streak continues as Northwestern took down Purdue on a chilly night at Ryan Field. Fortunately, this one didn’t go to OT. We talk about the game, look ahead to the Gophers game this weekend and recap the first 2 games of the Men’s Basketball season. Finally, we remember back to each of our first memories of College Football. We also touch on the Men’s Basketball squad as they begin their quest to go back to the NCAA tournament this week. 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 went 3/5 this week extending his lead to 40 points: South Florida (8) USC (9) Auburn (8) NC State (7) and Notre Dame (8)

Sam had another disappointing 2/5 week and has 32 points: Ohio State (8) Florida State (3) Oklahoma State (8) Oregon (5) and Notre Dame (8)

John had a perfect 5/5 week and closes on Erik with 37 points.: Alabama (10) Boise St (8) Northwestern (7) Texas (5) and Florida Atlantic (7)

Email us your selections at westlotpirates@gmail.com

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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Episode 288: Minnesota 29-Northwestern 12

Well, it all comes down to one last game that will determine if Northwestern is going Bowling this year. A rough game in Minnesota leads into this weekend’s defense of the LOLHat against Illinois. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

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. Here are the updated standings with current wins in parentheses.

Erik: 41 Florida State (8), LSU (6), Boise State (10), Penn State (9), Troy (8)

John: 41 Alabama (11), Florida State (8), San Diego State (9), Georgia Tech (7), UCF (6)

Sam: 36 Clemson (10), LSU (6), Boise State (10), Texas (5), Boston College (5)

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Episode 287: Northwestern 45-Purdue 17

Northwestern comes off a solid win against Purdue and prepares to head up to Minneapolis to take on the Gophers. Sam and Erik talk about the game and look back at the beautiful chaos of week 11. We also look at the playoff picture as it currently stands and discuss the NU Basketball team as they tip off the season. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

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. Here are the updated standings with current wins in parentheses.

Erik: 38 Florida State (7), LSU (6), Boise State (9), Penn State (8), Troy (8)

John: 38 Alabama (10), Florida State (7), San Diego State (9), Georgia Tech (6), UCF (6)

Sam: 23 Clemson (9), LSU (6), Boise State (9), Texas (5), Boston College (4)

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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Episode 272: Preseason Previews: Purdue, Minnesota, Illinois

In our final conference preview episode, we look at the final three games on Northwestern’s schedule: Purdue, Minnesota and Illinois. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

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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