Archive for November 2009

Going small at Northwestern

Northwestern was +23 on Sunday when Davide Curletti was on the court. Northwestern went small against Tennessee State on Sunday, and while fans are probably ripping their hair out about being out-rebounded by a school from the Ohio Valley Conference – by 10 nonetheless – there were some positives that came out of Bill Carmody’s... Read more »

Photos from Northwestern vs. Tennessee State

While Northwestern struggled with Tennessee State on Sunday, there was the opportunity to take some good photos. After you check out the recap, check out the gallery below.

Northwestern still looking for answers

Michael Thompson led Northwestern with a career-high 31 points. This game was never supposed to be this close, but while Northwestern found itself trailing by four points at the four minute mark against Tennessee State, the Wildcats still managed to rally and pull out a 69-62 victory in a Chicago Invitation Challenge game on Sunday... Read more »
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Photos from Chicago State vs. St. Xavier

Chicago State defeated NAIA St. Xavier 82-66 on Saturday afternoon. Here is a photo gallery introducing the 2009-10 Cougars.

Ramblers on the radio

Aric Van Weelden hit the game-winner for the Ramblers on Friday night. When I was a child I used to listen to the Princeton Tigers play some of their road games on the radio. The Ivy League is almost never on television and it was the only way to follow some of the players that... Read more »

DePaul is alive and kicking

Jeremiah Kelly, shown here against Chicago, was instrumental in DePaul’s victory over Northern Iowa. The DePaul Blue Demons got something they didn’t EARN all of last season, a victory against an opponent that should be pretty good. Northern Iowa is supposed to be the favorite for the Missouri Valley Conference title after returning all five... Read more »
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So you want to play in the Big East...

Well then you better be prepared for an incredibly difficult schedule – even in a supposedly down year. The Big East right now is a combined 35-0. The league has suffered nary a single loss. Gone are NBA caliber talents like Jonny Flynn (Syracuse to Minnesota), Hasheem Thabeet (UConn to Memphis), Terrence Williams (Louisville to... Read more »

Some good news for the Wildcats

While Northwestern didn’t get the result the Wildcats hoped for on Wednesday against Butler, the future looks brighter today as JerShon Cobb officially committed to Northwestern on Thursday. JerShon is a four-star combo guard that’s ranked 90th in the class of 2010 by Rivals.com. He verbally committed to the Wildcats about two months ago, but... Read more »

UIC finds Division I competition difficult

Quick recaps of last night’s other action: UIC played its first game against an NCAA Division I opponent on Wednesday night at Central Michigan, and lost 67-48. The Chippewas came into the game having split games versus Princeton and Ferris State, so they’re not exactly top-notch competition. The Flames offense made Central Michigan’s defense look... Read more »
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Trying to make sense of the Butler game

Alex Marcotullio was one of the few bright spots for Northwestern on Wednesday night. Last night was a difficult one for the Northwestern Wildcats. Butler obviously has the talent of a Top 10 team and will be making some statements throughout the game. When the segment of highlights on Sportscenter is referred to as “Butler... Read more »