Tag: Jonathan Montgomery

Chicago State evens up Great West record

When I talked to Chicago State’s Tracy Dildy following his team’s Great West opening loss to Utah Valley he told me two things: 1) That his team really needed a victory. 2) That they were going to do better than 2-10 record that Pomeroy projected for his team coming into conference play. Well, tonight the... Read more »

Defense dooms Chicago State in Great West opener

Chicago State came into Saturday’s game against Utah Valley searching for a new beginning after a difficult non-conference schedule that saw the Cougars go 3-13 with just one win over an NCAA Division I squad. The start of Great West Conference play against the Wolverines at the Jacoby Dickens Center offered a chance to begin... Read more »

Too much turkey, DePaul falls

I’ll have a lot deeper analysis of the style of play that Oliver Purnell plays next week, but here’s a wrap up of some recent college basketball games for Chicago’s teams. Remember, Loyola plays at San Francisco this afternoon at 4 p.m. CT. (Check out these PDF game notes!) Cal State Northridge 88, DePaul 66... Read more »

Northern Illinois outruns Chicago State

After being pulled early in the game Carl Montgomery came back strong for Chicago State and scored 22 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 30 minutes. Chicago State found itself in a huge hole before starting a grand comeback late in the second half. The Cougars came up just short as they fell by six... Read more »

The good and bad from Chicago State's loss to Olivet Nazarene

Chicago State needed an opponent to work Jonathan Montgomery into the lineup after the second-semester transfer was able to play, so the Cougars deftly schedule Olivet Nazarene, an NAIA school, for December 17. Little did the Cougars know that by the time these two teams played Olivet Nazarene would be a legitimate Top 25 contender... Read more »

Missing pieces doom DePaul and Chicago State

Will Walker is trying to do too much with Mac Koshwal out of the lineup. Watching DePaul and Chicago State last night play Mississippi State and Nebraska respectively  was like watching a duel at high noon when only one person had a pistol.  The Blue Demons and Cougars didn’t have enough weapons to compete with... Read more »