Tag: Jeremy Nash

More revelations about Kevin Coble

Northwestern plays tonight against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, but the game isn’t what people are going to focus when it comes to the Wildcats.  That’s because Kevin Coble, in an email to SI.com, appears to have made this situation all the more perplexing. Why he’d email a reporter about the incident after the season is already a... Read more »

Photos of Chicago College Basketball Seniors

Things have been light here over the past weekend because I was at MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston this weekend. I have some new ideas from the conference that I’m going to use in the analysis during the off-season here, but obviously there was a lot to talk about over the weekend. I’ll... Read more »

Northwestern shows spurtability versus Chicago State

Alex Marcotullio had a good game from beyond the three-point arc against Chicago State. He was given some space and knocked down 5-7. Northwestern used one nice run near the end of the first half to turn a tight game into a 10-point halftime lead and then cruised to a 72-49 victory over Chicago State... Read more »

Northwestern comfortably handles Indiana

Jeremy Nash had a double-double with 11 points and 10 boards. He also had 3 assists, 2 blocks and a steal. Against Michigan, Northwestern gave a businesslike performance. Against Indiana on Sunday the Wildcats showed the other side of the coin as strong emotions carried Northwestern to an easy 78-61 victory. From the opening dunk... Read more »

Crawford leads Wildcats past Michigan again

John Shurna had 15 points and 8 boards for the Wildcats. He also had 5 assists and 0 turnovers. Drew Crawford once again led Northwestern in scoring against Michigan. The Wildcats beat the Wolverines for the second time this season. But other than those two very important facts these games were completely different. Against Michigan... Read more »

Fun with numbers before Northwestern vs. Michigan State

Jeremy Nash is quite good at stealing the ball away from opponents. Northwestern plays at Michigan State on Saturday, but chances are you already know. It’s a huge game, especially since the Spartans will be out for revenge after last year’s game at the Breslin Center. Of course Kevin Coble isn’t around to hit clutch... Read more »

A Wildcat needs to step up in the clutch

John Shurna scored 19 points on 6-16. He also grabbed 7 boards. Northwestern’s game against Minnesota was a hard-fought game between two teams that appeared to be very evenly matched. It came down to one final play in the last minute of regulation. The Wildcats had a chance to tie with a three and ended... Read more »

Photos from Northwestern vs. Illinois

The Northwestern vs. Illinois game is always one full of emotion. It was no different on Saturday as the Wildcats stormed back in the second half to defeat the Illini 73-68. The victory keeps Northwestern’s NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Jeremy Nash scored a career-high 22 points. It was the senior’s first ever victory over Illinois.... Read more »

Northwestern lets another game slip away

This was a game Northwestern had no business losing to Wisconsin on Wednesday night. Still, the Wildcats did, 60-50, in an emotional game in front of 6,566 fans. Northwestern allowed a hot-shooting Trevon Hughes (#3 right) to steal away a game the Wildcats should’ve won. Northwestern led 42-39 with 7:21 remaining in the second half,... Read more »

1st half thoughts: Northwestern vs. Wisconsin

What a game at Welsh-Ryan tonight. The Wisconsin Badgers and Northwestern Wildcats played a 27-27 first half that included two efficient, time-consuming offenses and some of the cleanest basketball you’ll ever see in the Big Ten. It proves you don’t have to watch a team that scores 80 points in a game to watch beautiful... Read more »