(EVANSTON, Ill.) - The No. 25 Northwestern women's basketball team is well on its way to the program's first NCAA tournament berth since 1997. The Wildcats have won eight straight games, the second longest streak in the Big Ten, behind only the No. 5 ranked Maryland Terrapins who come to Evanston Sunday on a 20-game win streak.
The Wildcats are ranked in The Associated Press top 25 poll for the first time since 1995-'96.