| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:17 PM
The glass was not even half full for Northwestern Thursday night against Ohio State.
Officials interpreted two possible goal tending calls as blocked shots off the glass as the Buckeyes topped the Wildcats 69-67 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:08 PM
For a six-week period that stretched into mid-January, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman had spent less time competing in basketball games than he could ever recall.
It took the Michigan freshman 10 games to log 25 minutes, which was less playing time than...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:07 AM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Dawud Abdur-Rahkman sat three rows behind the visiting bench, a Michigan cap on his head.
He had planned to attend Tuesday's game at Rutgers regardless of what role his son, Wolverines freshman and Central Catholic grad...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:03 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When is enough, enough?
Northwestern coach Chris Collins is left wondering after his team dropped a 56-54 heart-breaker Saturday night to Michigan at the Crisler Center. The Wildcats have lost four straight.
"It's not easy...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Northwestern received a commitment from safety Trae Williams of Athens, Ohio, according to 247Sports. The 6-foot, 195-pound Williams had been committed to Ohio, where his father, Jesse, is defensive line coach.
He’s the 19th member of the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:00 PM
News you can use ... or maybe not.
1) There really are Top 10 rankings for just about anything and everything you can think of.
And today, we’re thinking about BMX racing, and where Lake Villa’s Felicia Stancil fits into the world picture in...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:14 PM
For Northwestern coach Chris Collins, it's time to get fired up. For Illinois coach John Groce, an even-tempered analytic approach is being applied.
Both teams are trying to find their footing in a slippery Big Ten as they prepare to meet Wednesday...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 12:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin will be without senior point guard Traevon Jackson for the remainder of January and likely much longer.
UW officials announced Monday that Jackson will have surgery Thursday on his right foot, which he injured in the second half...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Before adoring fans called him "The Moose" or "Joe College" or "Frank the Tank," Frank Kaminsky was known simply as "Frankie" or "Little Frank."
All year round, Little Frank would tag along with his 6-foot-10 dad to gyms around Chicago to watch "Big...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:57 PM
The preseason blow of losing Tracy Abrams to injury was a worry. Losing Rayvonte Rice last week was cast as a potentially fatal blow.
To win without two pivotal guards, Illinois needed a little more from everybody.
"It's going to take different guys...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Record, last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Wisconsin (15-2, 3-1; 1): Despite a loss to Rutgers, the Badgers are still the best Big Ten team. But they'll be put to the test without starting point guard Traevon Jackson, who reportedly will miss six...