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Back-Door Cuts huge part of Northwestern Offense

Back-Door Cuts huge part of Northwestern Offense
Northwestern is playing some really good offense lately. During their current three-game winning streak, the Wildcats are averaging 80.3 points per game while shooting 53.7 percent from the field, including 46.1 percent from 3-point range. Four different NU players are averaging at least 15 points per game during the stretch: John Shurna (23.0), Dave Sobolewski... Read more »

Northwestern Moves to 10-1; #24 Creighton Looms

Northwestern Moves to 10-1; #24 Creighton Looms
Northwestern basketball closed out the home portion of their non conference schedule tonight with a 87-72 win over the Eastern Illinois Panthers, pushing their record to 10-1. Meaning they’re ready for their second big test of the season- at #24 Creighton. The Blue Jays, favorites to win the Missouri Valley, also have only one loss... Read more »

Northwestern Destroys MVSU, Now 7-0 Entering #7 Baylor

Northwestern Destroys MVSU, Now 7-0 Entering #7 Baylor
In two days we’ll really know what we have, or don’t have with Northwestern college basketball. Yes, they’re undefeated right now, and they won the Charleston Classic. But they still haven’t played anyone. The road win at Georgia Tech was nice, but the Yellow Jackets are down this year. Much like the rest of the... Read more »
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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 »

Northwestern Defeats Iowa 73-70

Though many fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes were in attendance Thursday night, the most famous of the faithful: Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore were not at Welsh-Ryan Arena to see their Hawks drop yet another college basketball game; this time to the Northwestern Wildcats. Although it was much less closer than the first meeting. The... Read more »

Northwestern Sipping on John and Juice this Hoops Season

Northwestern hoops has been “sipping on John and Juice” this season. (At least I didn’t make the “purple drank” joke which seemed obvious given the team’s colors). This college basketball season in Evanston, the Wildcats have been led by junior forward John Shurna, the Big Ten‘s leading scorer and one of the most underrated players... Read more »
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Northwestern B-ball names Captains, Departs for Italian Adventure

Northwestern head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody announced seniors Jeff Ryan (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) and Michael Thompson (Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park) have been selected team captains for the upcoming season. “Jeff and Michael have proven to be tremendous leaders throughout their careers and have set a great example to their teammates through their dedication and commitment... Read more »
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