Northwestern joined the other 13 conference schools in participating in Big Ten Basketball Media Day on Oct. 15 at the Marriott O'Hare.

The Wildcats' men's team was represented by redshirt senior guard Tre Demps and senior center Alex Olah in addition to head coach Chris Collins.

Senior guard Maggie Lyon, junior forward Nia Coffey and head coach Joe McKeown represented the Northwestern women's squad.

The men's team opens its season with an exhibition game at home vs. Quincy on Nov. 5 and starts its regular season against UMass-Lowell at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Nov. 13.

The women host Seton Hill in exhibition action Nov. 8, with the regular-season opener taking place at home on Nov. 15 vs. Howard.

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