| 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....
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2012
Trey Burke scored Michigan's final eight points in overtime as the 13th-ranked Wolverines outlasted Northwestern, 66-64.
Trailing 66-63 in the waning seconds of overtime, Alex Marcotullio was fouled on a three-point attempt from the right corner by Tim...
| 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-...
| 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,...
| 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...