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  1. Big Ten Tournament: Iowa suffers sixth defeat in last seven games

    Mar 14, 2014, 12:19 AM EDT

    mccaffery

    Iowa loses for the sixth time in the last seven games, with their defense once again being an issue. And against Northwestern the Hawkeyes struggled offensively as well.

  2. Injuries to sideline Northwestern’s JerShon Cobb for remainder of season

    Feb 27, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

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    After missing all of last season due to suspension, Northwestern guard JerShon Cobb ranked second on the team in scoring and assists, averaging 12.2 points and 2.3 assists to go along with 4.8 rebounds per game. And in the five games prior to getting injured in a loss at Ohio State on February 19, Cobb…

  3. College Basketball Week in Review: C.J. Fair, Northwestern, highlight great week

    Feb 3, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT

    Duke v Syracuse

    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: C.J. Fair, Syracuse C.J. Fair played his best game of the season in the biggest game of the year. The 6-foot-8 senior went for 28 points and five boards as Syracuse knocked off Duke in overtime at the Carrier Dome, a win that gave them a three-game lead in the ACC over…

  4. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona, No. 2 Syracuse remain unbeaten

    Jan 30, 2014, 1:54 AM EDT

    jayhawks

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Arizona State 89, California 78 (OT) The Sun Devils held a 16-point lead early in the second half, only to watch the Golden Bears storm back and take a three-point lead with 26 seconds remaining. Enter Jermaine Marshall, who hit a three-pointer to tie the game and send it into overtime. From…

  5. Offensive woes, Drew Crawford too much for No. 14 Wisconsin to overcome

    Jan 30, 2014, 12:09 AM EDT

    ryan

    In ending their three-game losing streak with a win at Purdue on Saturday afternoon No. 14 Wisconsin seemed to have turned things around, and in theory a home game against Northwestern represented the opportunity to go on a run. Unfortunately for Bo Ryan’s Badgers things didn’t work out that way, as they struggled on both…

  6. No. 10 Iowa uses big second half to get by Northwestern

    Jan 25, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

    Iowa Hawkeyes v Northwestern

    Northwestern has never made an NCAA Tournament and ranks 347th in the NCAA in scoring. The Wildcats aren’t exactly the scariest opponent in a deep Big Ten, but Chris Collins’ bunch had won three out of four games entering Saturday’s home game against No. 10 Iowa, so the Hawkeyes couldn’t take Northwestern lightly. After a…

  7. Indiana’s offensive issues on display in home loss to Northwestern

    Jan 18, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT

    Tom Crean, Yogi Ferrell

    All that good that Indiana did with their win over No. 3 Wisconsin on Tuesday night? Might as well go on and toss that out the window. The Hoosiers shot 25% from the floor and 4-for-18 from three on Saturday afternoon, scoring eight points in the first 17 minutes of the game as the lost…

  8. Northwestern head coach Chris Collins celebrates first Big Ten victory with his team [VIDEO]

    Jan 13, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

    Chris Collins

    Northwestern and head coach Chris Collins picked up a big home win on Sunday night as the Wildcats knocked off in-state rival No. 23 Illinois 49-43 as Collins earned his first Big Ten victory and first win over a ranked opponent as a head coach. Then the Wildcats and Collins celebrated. There were shoulder bumps,…

  9. Northwestern lands first Big Ten win under Chris Collins over No. 23 Illinois

    Jan 12, 2014, 10:44 PM EDT

    Chris Collins

    First and foremost, congratulations need to go out to Chris Collins. The new Northwestern head coach picked up his first Big Ten win and his first win over a ranked team on Sunday evening, as Northwestern knocked off No. 23 Illinois in Evanston, 49-43. It wasn’t pretty — nothing that Northwestern does this season will…

  10. Seton Hall lands 7-foot-2 Northwestern transfer Chier Ajou

    Jan 9, 2014, 11:11 PM EDT

    ajou

    With Eugene Teague and Aaron Geramipoor both being seniors, Seton Hall was in the market for one more big man to complete their 2014 recruiting class. Kevin Willard found that piece on Thursday, as it was first reported by PirateCrew.com that 7-foot-2 Northwestern transfer Chier Ajou has decided to join the Big East program. Ajou…

  11. Michigan wins conference home opener over Northwestern

    Jan 5, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

    Glenn Robinson III

    Michigan picked up its 10th win of the season, and improved to 2-0 in the Big Ten Conference on Sunday afternoon with a 74-51 win over Northwestern at home. The first half was relatively close with the Wolverines heading into the break with a 31-24 led. The Wildcats got 13 of their 24 points from…

  12. Northwestern forward Mike Turner decides to transfer

    Dec 28, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Jim Phillips, Chris Collins

    Northwestern announced on Saturday morning that forward Mike Turner is transferring from the program. Turner appeared in all 32 games for the Wildcats last season, tallying 61 points during the season, but he took a leave of absence from the team in September as it looked like he was likely leaving the program. Now the…

  13. DePaul beats Northwestern on buzzer-beater from Billy Garrett Jr. (VIDEO)

    Dec 28, 2013, 12:14 AM EDT

    AP

    In the final non-conference game for both DePaul and Northwestern, each team was in desperate need of a win. Projected to finish at or near the bottom of their respective conferences, picking up a win against another power-conference team would have provided each team a much needed boost. After Dave Sobolewski — who entered the game…

  14. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Connecticut goes on the road for first time vs. Washington

    Dec 22, 2013, 11:40 AM EDT

    Kevin Ollie

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 10 Connecticut at Washington (3:30 p.m., ESPNU) – all times eastern The Huskies are coming off their first loss of the season as they lost to Stanford at home this past Wednesday, 53-51. Now, in their first true road game of the season, Connecticut will face another Pac-12 team in Washington.…

  15. Northwestern plans to upgrade Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Nov 17, 2013, 12:27 PM EDT

    Jim Phillips, Chris Collins

    On Nov. 10, Northwestern head coach Chris Collins got the first win of his coaching career in a 72-55 win over Eastern Illinois behind 25 points and 11 rebounds from fifth-year senior Drew Crawford. Collins is looking to take the Wildcats to uncharted territory: The NCAA tournament. Northwestern, which is 1-1 on the season following…

  16. Drew Crawford ‘announces’ his return in Chris Collins’ first win at Northwestern

    Nov 10, 2013, 12:21 AM EDT

    Drew Crawford

    Northwestern has never reached the NCAA tournament. Never. They’ve come close on a few occasions, but the Wildcat faithful have never seen their team’s name show up on television when the brackets are announced. That’s the task that first-year head coach Chris Collins is faced with, to strengthen the program to the point where it…

  17. Northwestern’s James Montgomery III awarded a scholarship (VIDEO)

    Oct 22, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

    nusports.com

    James Montgomery has made an impression on first-year Northwestern coach Chris Collins. The long-time Duke assistant accepted the head coaching job at Northwestern in March. He ostensibly knew of Northwestern’s top players from afar, but not on a personal level. Collins almost certainly did not know of James Montgomery prior to coming to Northwestern. Calling…

  18. 2014 SG Scott Lindsey commits to Northwestern

    Sep 22, 2013, 9:51 PM EDT

    seasonpass.suntimes.com

    First year Northwestern head coach Chris Collins has been busy on the recruiting trail since he was named the head coach of the program in late March. On Sunday evening, Collins landed his fourth commitment for the 2014 recruiting class as 6-foot-5 shooting guard Scott Lindsey chose Northwestern over fellow Big Ten program Iowa, along…

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