Posts tagged "NU basketball"

Jim Phillips gives Bill Carmody another chance at Northwestern

Jim Phillips gives Bill Carmody another chance at Northwestern
Making four straight NITs is a weird thing in college basketball. To be that consistently mediocre, without bubbling up to the big dance (especially now that there are 68 teams) or falling down to no postseason is rather odd. An entire class of players knew what it is was like to be competitive, but not... 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 »

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 »
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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 »

Northwestern, DePaul Make Dubious College Basketball Program Ranking List

When it comes to the worst head coaching gigs in all of college basketball, or at least the teams in the big six power conferences, Lost Lettermen.com thinks they’ve figured out the ten worst. Obviously, this is a highly subjective survey, but the list is bookended by a pair of local Chicago teams. And the... Read more »

Northwestern Gives #18 Michigan State a Scare, but Falls by 2

Although the final outcome was still a loss, it was a much more exciting and interesting loss to Michigan State this time for Northwestern, who took one of their toughest Big Ten opponents down to the final possession. No wants to believe in nor accept moral victories, but losing to the #18 Spartans, when your... Read more »
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Latest Northwestern Recruiting Class has Chicago Area Feel

On National Signing Day, Northwestern Wildcats head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody announced the signing of guards Tre Demps (San Antonio, Texas/Ronald Reagan) and Dave Sobolewski (Naperville, Ill./Benet Academy) and forward Mike Turner (Chicago, Ill./University of Chicago Laboratory High School) to National Letters of Intent. “We are excited to welcome Dave, Tre and Mike to... Read more »