| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The crowd at Welsh-Ryan Arena stretched to the top row, but the behind-the-basket student sections were less than half full.
The temptation was to criticize the students who stayed on campus Sunday afternoon to watch NFL playoff games or take part in...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:04 PM
If Charles Dickens had witnessed the first half at Welsh-Ryan Arena, he would have had an easy time describing it.
The best of times? Northwestern scored 17 straight points in a four-minute span.
The worst of times? At one point, the Cardinal had an 18-...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:53 PM
If the weather cooperates, the last two Washington County high school baseball teams standing in the 2012 season will get an early shot at one another this afternoon.
The schedule makers made an MVAL Antietam Conference showdown between Williamsport...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Sunset waits for no one, even at a baseball field without lights.
North Hagerstown had a chance to put away Williamsport in the season opener at North on Friday, but couldn’t get the job done.
Williamsport found a little opening, took advantage in...
| 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...