| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The essence of Northwestern basketball trivia, repeated Sunday during CBS' broadcast of Duke's loss to Louisville, is that the school hosted the first NCAA basketball tournament, in 1939.
The Wildcats were denied a bid that year, and the bracketologists...
| 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...
| 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,...