| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:52 PM
John Shurna scored 22 points and Drew Crawford had 20, as Northwestern halted sixth-ranked Michigan State's 15-game win streak with an 81-74 victory on Saturday.
Davide Curletti added 17 points and Reggie Hearn finished with 10 for the Wildcats (12-5, 2-...
| 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...