| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Bill Carmody has elevated Northwestern basketball from Point C to Point B. Or is it Z to B?
He took over after Kevin O'Neill's 1999-2000 misfits went 5-25. The point guard, Collier Drayton, was legally blind in one eye. Two years later, Carmody's crew...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Monday morning injury update revealed nothing but bad news for Northwestern.
Jared Swopshire's right knee is still being evaluated, but NU coaches are bracing for the possibility of losing him for more than just Thursday’s game at Ohio State....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Life without Drew Crawford began Monday night for Northwestern, and it wasn’t pretty.
But the Wildcats did survive a sloppy, low-intensity game against Texas State, going on a late run in a 74-68 victory. Northwestern improved to 8-3, narrowly...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Drew Crawford is done for the season, a harsh blow for a Northwestern team thirsting to make its first NCAA tournament.
The 6-foot-5 senior swingman will seek a medical hardship waiver after he undergoes shoulder surgery for a torn labrum. School...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Chier Ajou’s commitment went from verbal to written Wednesday, meaning that the 7-foot-2 Ajou will become the tallest player in Northwestern history.
The school hopes he can suit up this season, but the native of South Sudan (his name is pronounced...
| 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....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Alex Dragicevich grew up about 10 miles from Welsh-Ryan Arena, and Northwestern covets wings that can rain 3s.
But the school and player did not really connect during Dragicevich’s career at Glenbrook North.
High-level schools such as Colorado,...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:14 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Inside a cramped Northwestern locker room where 73 years of NCAA tournament futility hung in the heavy air, John Shurna tried in vain Thursday night to explain how his team blew a 75-68 overtime loss to Minnesota.
"To be honest I'm...
| 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...