The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Post players providing perimeter production

Robbie Levin

November 22, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

With the Wildcats' new size garnering attention in the offseason, fans expected Northwestern to have an increased post presence. But not many expected an increased perimeter presence. After connecting on two 3-pointers in Sunday's co...

Women’s Basketball: Jaeschke gets green light to give full effort

Sarah Kuta

November 18, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Assistant coach Ali Jaques gave junior center Amy Jaeschke some advice before last Friday's game against Toledo: Leave it all on the floor."She told me, ‘Do everything you can to exhaust yourself because you have people th...

Men’s Basketball: Cats look to break turnover trend

Rodger Sherman

November 18, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Bill Carmody doesn't like it when his team turns the ball over."We had 16 turnovers," Carmody said after Wednesday's 67-54 loss to No. 10 Butler. "We should never have 16 turnovers. It's hard to win when you have 16 turnovers...

Basketball: Bulled in 2nd half: NU can’t hang with Butler

Rodger Sherman

November 17, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Even playing against the No. 10 team in the country, Northwestern beat itself.The Wildcats, who averaged 10.3 turnovers per game last season, were doomed by offensive sloppiness, turning the ball over 16 times and never leading i...

Sidebar: Cats struggle sans Coble and Ryan

Danny Daly

November 17, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Moving on without seniors Kevin Coble and Jeff Ryan proved to be as difficult as anticipated.The scoring and leadership void left by the Wildcats' top offensive player and a key bench contributor was evident Wednesday in Northw...

Forman: Carmody should use bad break to prove himself

Matt Forman

November 17, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Columns, Sports

This was supposed to be the most exciting season in Northwestern basketball history. In the matter of a week, the hype turned to pessimism. When senior star Kevin Coble suffered a season-ending foot injury in practice last Tues...

Men’s Basketball: NU scrambles to find starters

Danny Daly

November 16, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Considering the season-ending injuries to senior forwards Kevin Coble (foot) and Jeff Ryan (knee), as well as senior guard Jeremy Nash's breathing problems, Northwestern has been a magnet for misfortune. There seems to be a di...

Sidebar: Nash notches career-high 20 points in first start since 2008

Brian Chappatta

November 15, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Without senior forward Kevin Coble, people were left wondering where Northwestern would get its points.Jeremy Nash answered the call, stepping up in a big way.The senior guard had a previous career high of 12 points in Feb. 2...

Forman: Schapiro sings for Wildcats

Matt Forman

November 15, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

On Friday afternoon, University President Morton O. Schapiro told The Daily he knew the importance of the nonconference season. With or without senior star forward Kevin Coble, Schapiro stressed the importance of the early go...

Women’s Basketball: Cats beat top MAC foe, give McKeown first road win

Sarah Kuta

November 15, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Though it was an unseasonably warm 60 degree November day, Northwestern had only one forecast in mind: a season-opening win.The Wildcats' "Blizzard" defense seemed a touch out of place in Toledo, Ohio, but they toppled the Rocke...

Men’s Basketball: Cats win season opener without Coble

Danny Daly

November 15, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Even the absence of leading scorer Kevin Coble couldn't stop Northwestern from starting the new season off on the right foot.Senior guard Jeremy Nash scored 20 points, sophomore center Luka Mirkovic added 12 down low and NU ca...

Men’s Basketball: Coble, Ryan knocked out for season

Danny Daly and Danny Daly

November 14, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Updated Nov. 16, 11:55 p.m.Monday morning's meeting with a second foot specialist made it official: Star senior Kevin Coble will not suit up for Northwestern this season, the athletic department said. That came on the heels of ...