| 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)...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jan 3, 2011
| 9:03 PM
Draymond Green scored 15 points, including an offensive rebound basket after a missed free throw with 12 seconds to go Monday night, and No. 18 Michigan State held off a furious finish from Northwestern to beat the Wildcats 65-62.
Durrell Summers and...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Keith Appling still felt like a freshman but didn't play like one in another Michigan State comeback Saturday.
Appling scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer and two key free throws, as the Spartans rallied for a 71-67 win over Northwestern,...
| Mar 27, 2009
Overcoming adversity seemed to be the hallmark of a wild and tempestuous season, with coaches and players suspended, fans banned from games, one player filing a lawsuit against his school and another getting shot in the leg.
Amid the swirl of...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Verdell Jones III returned from injury and made three critical baskets down the stretch as the No. 20 Hoosiers held on at home.
Jones, who had missed the previous two games with a bruised shoulder, was scoreless until he hit back-to-back buckets to break...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:52 AM
A silver lining to Northwestern’s kick-to-the-gut loss to Michigan?
Drew Crawford tweeted Wednesday morning (@TheRealDrewski) that the reason he was medically unavailable for much of the second half was: “Worst Charlie horse ever. Feel like...
| 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...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Maryland men's basketball team will travel to Northwestern for the 14th annual ACC/Big 10 Challenge.
The Terps and Wildcats have met just once before, with Northwestern winning 66-62 on Dec. 6, 1958. The 2012 matchup is scheduled for Nov. 27....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Whatever freshman point guard Dave Sobolewski ate for Thanksgiving, he should have shared with the rest of his Northwestern teammates. He was NU’s only decent player in the first half.
But John Shurna and Drew Crawford came alive after the break,...