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Northwestern Almost Knocks off #10 Ohio State; losing 75-73

Northwestern Almost Knocks off #10 Ohio State; losing 75-73
Ohio State came in 33-2 and winners of 13 straight versus Northwestern when nationally ranked. So you had to like the chances of the nation’s #10 team in Evanston. When you saw them make their first six shots and jump out to a 69% to 35% field goal average (nearly double) about halfway through the... Read more »

Glen Ellyn's John Shurna becomes Northwestern's All-Time Leading Scorer

Glen Ellyn's John Shurna becomes Northwestern's All-Time Leading Scorer
John Shurna, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, came in averaging 25.6 points per game over the last five contests. With his 16th, 17th and 18th point tonight versus the Minnesota Golden Gophers, he is now the all-time leading scorer in Northwestern history. He got it done on a three from the top of the key... Read more »

Northwestern Outscores Nebraska in Battle of NUs

Northwestern Outscores Nebraska in Battle of NUs
In what essentially turned into a three-point shooting contest, Northwestern was able to beat Nebraska in the battle from beyond the arc, taking down the Huskers 84-74. The Wildcats shot 45.2 percent from three (14-31) and 12 of their first 13 shots came from beyond the arc. The Huskers relied on the three as well,... Read more »
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Illini End 5 Game Chicagoland Losing Streak; Win at Northwestern

Illini End 5 Game Chicagoland Losing Streak; Win at Northwestern
Lots of cliches applied in this college basketball game “tale of two halves,” “halftime adjustments” “wining ugly” “blue-collar”  I could go on and on, but I’ve tortured you enough already. In the battle to be “Chicago’s Big Ten team” Illinois defeated Northwestern 57-56 in the same manner they won this year’s college football meeting- starting... Read more »

Northwestern Wins Early Season Tourney; Helping NCAA Chances?

Northwestern Wins Early Season Tourney; Helping NCAA Chances?
For the second time in three years, Northwestern, the only college basketball team from a power six conference never to have made the NCAA Tournament, has won an early season holiday basketball tournament. In 2009, the Wildcats stayed home and beat a tourney bound Notre Dame team in the semi-finals of the Chicago Invitational Tournament.... Read more »

B1G 10 and Big East News and Notes

Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Tim Abromaitis (Unionville, Conn.) is one of 22 collegian who has accepted an invitation from the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games training camp. The training camp, which will be held from July 29-Aug. 7 at the U.S. Olympic... Read more »
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Northwestern's John Shurna Testing NBA Draft Waters

Northwestern Wildcats junior forward John Shurna declared for the 2011 NBA Draft but hasn’t hired an agent. He’s eligible to return to NU for his senior year if he withdraws by May 8th. “This is an exciting opportunity for John and I fully support his decision,” Northwestern head coach Bill Carmody said in a statement.... Read more »

Northwestern Win Tomorrow Night=Greatest Season in NU Hoops History

Just like in blackjack, hitting 21 is the key to ultimate victory for Northwestern as they travel to Pullman, Washington tomorrow night. By Wildcats standards this season became a rousing success with their blowout 85-67 win at #1 seed Boston College this past weekend. It gave them win number 20, tying the school record for... Read more »

Northwestern Takes on Milwaukee in Wednesday NIT Game

By Paul M. Banks Northwestern hosts its first National Invitation Tournament (NIT) game since 1994 Wednesday as the #4 seed Wildcats take on Milwaukee at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Tip is 7 p.m. Milwaukee, the Horizon League regular season champ, fell to the Butler Bulldogs in the HL conference tourney, and were denied a NCAA Tournament bid.... Read more »
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Northwestern Beats Indiana Hoosiers for First Big 10 Win

Two teams entered 0-3 in the Big Ten; one emerged with a tremendous burden removed from their shoulders. Since the injury to star forward John Shurna, the conference’s leading scorer, the Northwestern Wildcats have been struggling mightily. But they took care of IU 93-81 Sunday night, to improve to 10-4. The Indiana Hoosiers got off... Read more »
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