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Video: Shurna on Minnesota win, setting new NU scoring record

The Daily Northwestern

February 17, 2012

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Video: Men’s Basketball Roundtable

The Daily Northwestern

January 27, 2012

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Men’s Basketball: Tall task ahead for NU against No. 6 Michigan State

Dan Ryan

January 11, 2012

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Northwestern enters its contest against No. 6 Michigan State on Saturday sitting at 1-3 in the Big Ten and coming off back-to-back heartbreaking losses against Illinois and No. 13 Michigan. The loss to the Wolverines was especially so...

Northwestern blows second chance at signature win, this time against Creighton

Nicholas Medline

December 22, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Northwestern squandered a 34-point performance from junior guard Drew Crawford on Thursday, falling 87-79 to No. 23 Creighton in Omaha, Neb. Senior forward John Shurna added 18 points, nine rebounds and six assists, but NU's defensi...

Shurna’s strong comeback performance leads Northwestern to victory over Eastern Illinois

Nicholas Medline

December 18, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After Northwestern narrowly defeated Central Connecticut State on Saturday despite John Shurna's 3-for-14 shooting performance, coach Bill Carmody said the senior forward would "figure it out." The next day, Shurna dropped 32 poi...

Northwestern rebounds from Baylor loss with easy dismissal of Texas Southern

Nicholas Medline

December 14, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Senior forward John Shurna led all scorers with 20 points, including five three-pointers, and Northwestern cruised to an 81-51 victory against Texas Southern Tuesday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Wildcats were sharp from the perime...

Men’s Basketball: Bears win by keeping Cats’ top dogs in check

Josh Walfish

December 4, 2011

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Northwestern's success had been grounded in the play of its star forwards. Senior John Shurna and junior Drew Crawford lit up the scoreboard for the Wildcats as they cruised to a 7-0 start to the season. However, in the bigge...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern downs Mississippi Valley State in warm up for Baylor showdown

Nicholas Medline

December 2, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

So much for a trap game. Northwestern manhandled Mississippi Valley State 92-67 Friday at Welsh-Ryan Arena, in advance of its highly anticipated home matchup with No. 7 Baylor on Sunday. "Good teams knock these guys out of the ...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern handily defeats Georgia Tech to pick up sixth win to start season

Jonah Rosenblum

November 28, 2011

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Northwestern improved to 6-0 Tuesday night with an impressive 76-60 victory over Georgia Tech at Phillips Arena. After a somewhat shaky performance in their win over Stony Brook on Friday, the Wildcats came out red-hot against t...

Men’s Basketball: Cats are champions in Charleston, down Seton Hall 80-73

Nicholas Medline

November 19, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Drew Crawford is serving notice that Northwestern has not one, but two forces to be reckoned with. Carried by their junior guard, the Wildcats won the Charleston Classic Sunday by defeating Seton Hall 80-73, after avenging their 200...

Men’s Basketball: With Herculean effort from Shurna, NU soars past LSU

Nicholas Medline

November 16, 2011

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After senior forward John Shurna torched Louisiana State for most of the game, the Tigers never expected the preseason All-American would pass the ball with Northwestern clinging to a late one-point lead. Shurna did just that, ...

Men’s Basketball: NU holds on against Tulsa, advances to Charleston Classic final

Jonah Rosenblum

November 16, 2011

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On Thursday afternoon, John Shurna led the way for Northwestern. On Friday, it was Drew Crawford who stepped up for the Wildcats, scoring 28 points in NU's 69-65 win over Tulsa. The junior forward hit 11-of-19 shots from the fie...