Ricky Byrdsong (left, coaching against Wisconsin in 1996) was the coach of the Northwestern from 1993 through 1997. Under Byrdsong the Wildcats had one of their best seasons ever reaching the NIT in 1994. On July 2, 1999 Byrdsong was murdered in a hate crime near his home in Skokie, Ill. Three Northwestern seniors set out... Read more »