The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Basketball vs. Indiana live blog

Brian Chappatta

February 5, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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Chappatta: Next step for Shurna is to score in clutch

Brian Chappatta

January 12, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

I apologize, Northwestern. I jinxed the game against Wisconsin.With about 10 minutes left in the contest, I commented to my fellow Daily staffers on how amazing it was that the Wildcats were able to hold the Badgers' Trevon Hu...

Men’s Basketball: Crawford cruises in early conference play

Rodger Sherman

January 11, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

In about a minute-and-a-half, Drew Crawford showed he can take over a game at the Big Ten level. And it came in only his third conference contest."I've started to develop a comfort zone," the freshman guard said. "I'm beginning...

Women’s Basketball Sidebar: Howell again unstoppable against NU

Danny Daly

January 9, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.-Barring a meeting between Northwestern and Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament, the Wildcats have faced senior guard Jodi Howell for the last time. And they're more than happy to see her go."I might come to h...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats run out of steam at Purdue

Robbie Levin

January 9, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.-In the first half of Sunday's game, the Wildcats shot 27 percent, committed 13 turnovers and scored 15 points. Still, after junior center Amy Jaeschke nailed a short jump shot with 7:47 left in the game, No...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats’ red-hot shooting disappears in second-half slump

Robbie Levin

January 6, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After Northwestern hammered Minnesota with 20 minutes of spot-on shooting, the Gophers dug themselves out of their 11-point halftime hole and emerged with a 73-65 victory."It was a tale of two halves," coach Joe McKeown said. "W...

Men’s Basketball Sidebar: One-man wrecking crew needs help to knock off Big Ten foes

Rodger Sherman

January 6, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

It wasn't John Shurna's fault his team almost lost to Texas-Pan American.Shurna scored 21 points and brought down a career-high 13 rebounds. But the lack of offensive production from any other position on the floor overshadowed Sh...

Chappatta: Get real: Cats not winners over Broncs

Brian Chappatta

January 6, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

They say a win is a win and a loss is a loss.I don't buy that. And neither did the two coaches at Thursday's game.Northwestern may have defeated Texas-Pan American 53-44, but Wildcats coach Bill Carmody was the one sounding dow...

Men’s Basketball: Shurna shines in ugly victory

Danny Daly

January 6, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

John Shurna wasn't supposed to carry Northwestern on his back again. Other players were expected to step up at home against a 1-15 team with no starter listed taller than 6-foot-7. Instead the Wildcats needed the reigning Big Ten P...

Men’s Basketball: While you were gone-Cats briefly crack AP Top 25 poll

Rodger Sherman

January 3, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats came back from their break for finals with a vengeance, running a winning streak to nine games and cracking the AP Top 25 poll for the first time in 40 years. The final two games of Winter Break left them in a le...