| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Academic issues were the main reason Northwestern suspended JerShon Cobb for the 2012-13 season, the Tribune has learned.
Subpar grades left Cobb ineligible for the fall quarter. And the talented swingman continues to struggle with left hip tendinitis...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips has declined to return text messages. And a team spokesman said coach Bill Carmody is “unavailable” for interviews Monday. It certainly makes you wonder whether Carmody is being told that his time at...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
At Northwestern, words like "expectations," "hype" and "potential" usually are associated with football. But lately those words are starting to float around the men's basketball team. The reason for this phenomenon: new coach Chris Collins.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:41 PM
After winning Tuesday’s news conference, Chris Collins no doubt believes he improved to 2-for-2 on Friday by retaining Tavaras Hardy.
Northwestern’s longtime assistant is the program’s strongest link to Drew Crawford, who continues...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Where Fred Hill goes, Jaren Sina follows.
Sina originally committed to Northwestern, where Hill was an assistant under Bill Carmody. On the same day Seton Hall announced that Hill would join head coach Kevin Willard’s staff, the 6-foot-1 combo...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Drew Crawford will return to Northwestern for final year of eligibility, a coup for new coach Chris Collins.
It means the Wildcats will have a decent shot to reach the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history. And with a good 2013-14 season,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Virginia forward Akil Mitchell posted a double-double in Friday night's second semifinal of the annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, but his Portsmouth Partnership team lost anyway.
Georgetown guard Markel Starks had 23 points as Sales Systems...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament couldn't have ended in much more memorable fashion Saturday night at Churchland High.
Georgetown's Markel Starks sank a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give Sales Systems Ltd. a 75-73 victory over Norfolk Sports Club...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Free-throw shooters, both good and bad, have unique routines.
From the moment the whistle blows and they know they are about to step to the line, some players focus all their mental energy on placing themselves in the practice gym or backyard. They...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Shavon Shields recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Cornhuskers held off the Wildcats for their seventh straight win at home.
Walter Pitchford contributed 10 points and nine rebounds while Terran Petteway scored 10 for Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten)...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Northwestern's reign of terror continued on Saturday against host Minnesota at Williams Arena, as the Wildcats continued to be the story of the Big Ten Conference.
Guard Trey Demps hit a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left, breaking a 52-52 tie and lifting...