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Northwestern finally wins a postseason game

Northwestern finally wins a postseason game
Northwestern won its first postseason game in 17 years on Wednesday night 70-61 over Milwaukee in an odd fashion. It wasn’t that Wildcats made more threes, even though they did 12 to 11, or committed fewer turnovers, though they did that too 16 to 11, it was offensive rebounding and free throw shooting that carried... Read more »

Rapid Recaps - Northwestern vs. Milwaukee

Practicing for the weekend. I’ll be posting rapid reactions from tonight’s game here at every media timeout. Game Final: Northwestern made things unnecessarily difficult down the stretch as Milwaukee closed to within 7 points in the final minutes, but the Wildcats managed to close out the game with a final score of 70-61 for their... Read more »

5 Questions with Jimmy of PantherU

Northwestern is set to play Milwaukee in the NIT on Wednesday night and Ken Pomeroy has them as a decisive favorite. The Panthers have played better late in the season, but they also won a lot of close games in the Horizon League, which kept their rating down at 148 – which is actually below... Read more »

Milwaukee a big benefactor of NIT's seeding rules

Northwestern’s opponent in the NIT, Milwaukee, appears to be one of the biggest benefactors of the seeding rules that go along with the NIT. The committee has the right when seeding teams to move them a complete seed line if it will help foster geographic interest. Here’s the rule straight from the official Principles and Procedures... Read more »

Northwestern to play Milwaukee in the NIT

Congratulations to Northwestern. The Wildcats got the best possible scenario on Sunday night when they found out that not only were they in the NIT, but hosting a game against Horizon League regular season champion Milwaukee as well. The Panthers earned the number one seed in the Horizon League thanks to nine straight conference wins... Read more »

Some thoughts for tonights Horizon League semifinals

Two quick capsule boxes for the Horizon League Semifinals from U.S. Cellular Arena. Cleveland State vs. Butler: When: 5 p.m. CT TV: ESPNU (tape delayed), ESPN3.com What’s at stake: With a win Butler might be able to make a claim for an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament even if they were to fall to... Read more »

Horizon League Semifinals - Live blog!

The Horizon League Semifinals are the ideal situation. Two great games between the four best teams in the conference all season. Game 1 is Butler vs. Cleveland State III as the Vikings try to finally get past the Bulldogs. This time on a somewhat neutral court. (Expect a huge Butler turnout.) Game 2 is Valparaiso... Read more »

Tempo-free Horizon League: Get ready for Game 18

Tempo-free Horizon League: Staring down the barrel


Big Thursday night in the Horizon League

There are four Horizon League games tonight with only Cleveland State and Youngstown State off. (They’ll play against each other on Saturday.) The other four games though are all critical to how the league standings will shake out for the conference tournament which is only a few weeks away. The most critical game is probably... Read more »