Though the Northwestern Wildcats hosted the very first NCAA basketball championship, way back in 1939, the Wildcats wouldn’t make their first tourney appearance ’til 2017 — but they made it hella exciting with a first-round win again Vandy and a close contest against No. 1 seed Gonzaga.
Start Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
End Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time: varies by date
Location: Allstate Arena – 6920 N. Mannheim Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018
Cost: FREE – $25 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)
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Now coming off their most successful season ever, the No. 19-ranked ‘Cats are led by head coach Chris Collins and team captain Bryant McIntosh, who holds the NU career and single-season assist records. Their home court in Evanston is being renovated, so they’ll be taking on Big 10 opponents and others at Chicago’s Allstate Arena — where you just might see NU alum Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who’s been known to come and cheer on her player son Charlie Hall.