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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: Nash suffers from heart ailment

Danny Daly

November 14, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Just when it seemed like things couldn't get worse for the Wildcats, they got hit with even more bad news.Senior guard Jeremy Nash, who led Northwestern with 20 points in the season opener against Northern Illinois, has been ha...

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 ...

Men’s Basketball: Cats win season opener 77-55

Danny Daly

November 11, 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 more down low, an...

Men’s Basketball: Cats’ Coble hurts foot; Out 4-6 weeks

Rodger Sherman

November 11, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

On the verge of what was supposed to be the best season in school history, Northwestern lost its best player. At least for now.Senior forward Kevin Coble injured his left foot in practice Tuesday. The injury is being called a ...

Women’s Basketball: NU working to perfect ‘Blizzard’ D

Robbie Levin

November 11, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After Joe McKeown began his Northwestern career with a dominating win in the Wildcats' first exhibition game last year, NU lost seven of its first 10 games.If the Cats want to avoid a similar slide after cruising through this year...

NU vs. Illinois Football Live-blog

November 11, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Follow the action live with The Daily's live-blog at Cats' Corner: catscorner.dailynorthwestern.com/ ...

Women’s Basketball Feature: Jaeschke has new buddies battling boards with her

Sarah Kuta

November 9, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Ask a Big Ten basketball coach what comes to mind when thinking about Northwestern basketball and there's one resounding answer."When you think of Northwestern basketball, you think of Amy (Jaeschke)," Minnesota coach Pam Borto...

The Daily Breaks Down the Big Ten

Brian Chappatta and Danny Daly

November 9, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men's1. Purdue - This team made the Sweet 16 last year and returns three key members of that group: center JaJuan Johnson, forward Robbie Hummel and guard E'Twaun Moore. The Boilermakers showed glimpses of brilliance last season ...

Men’s Basketball Cover Story: Wildcats shooting for first chance to dance

Danny Daly

November 9, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

When Kevin Coble committed to Northwestern four years ago, he knew what he was getting into. The Scottsdale, Ariz., native had been reminded of the Wildcats' lack of basketball prestige - they had only finished in the top half of...

Men’s Basketball Feature: Sharp shooter Moore gone, 4 starters return

Rodger Sherman

November 9, 2009

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Who will replace Craig Moore?Apparently, everybody will."I don't think you can replace him," coach Bill Carmody said. "It's going to have to come in a lot of different ways."Northwestern is lucky enough to return four of their...