| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Bill Carmody had seen enough. With just over 16 minutes to play Wednesday night, the Northwestern coach called timeout, peeled off his jacket and went to work in a huddle.
His Wildcats had led by 10 points late in the first half, and now they trailed...
| 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,...
| 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...