The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Buckeyes dominate glass in win over Wildcats

Dan Ryan

February 28, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The story was the same for Northwestern on Wednesday against Ohio State, even if the score covered it up. The Wildcats have a weakness in the post. The Buckeyes outrebounded the Cats, 44-18, in their 75-73 win over NU, dominating inside and consistent...

Men’s Basketball: Ohio State knocks off Northwestern 75-73

Colin Becht, Josh Walfish and Dan Ryan and Colin Becht, Josh Walfish and Dan Ryan

February 27, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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Crashing the Big Dance: the Cats’s bracketology

By Kevin Trahan and By Kevin Trahan

February 27, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For the fourth straight season, Northwestern sits on the NCAA Tournament bubble as February comes to a close. In each of the past three years, the Wildcats fell just short of the NCAA Tournament, but with a relatively weak bu...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern looks to exploit Sullinger, knock off Ohio State

Josh Walfish

February 26, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The last time Northwestern beat Ohio State was Feb. 18, 2009. The seniors who will be honored Wednesday were merely freshmen, but that did not stop them from stealing the show. John Shurna hit the game-winning 3-pointer with just 3.3 seconds remaining t...

On the Rise: The players to watch next season

Daily Sports Desk

February 26, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Basketball, Wrestling

Men's Basketball Regardless of the outcome of Northwestern's NCAA Tournament hunt, the program will have to deal with an uncomfortable reality in the 2012-13 season. And that reality is a team without senior forward John Shurna...

Earning their keep: Walk-ons at Northwestern

Josh Walfish and Josh Walfish

February 26, 2012

Filed under Football, Men's Basketball, Sports

Any walk-on envisions how he is going to score his first career points. For freshman Omar Jimenez, that moment was even more special. The Kennesaw, Ga. native entered Northwestern's Nov. 29 game against Georgia Tech with very...

Men’s Basketball: Penn State dominates the paint in Northwestern’s win

Josh Walfish

February 24, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

When Penn State needed a bucket to keep Northwestern within its grasp, it knew exactly where to go: the paint. The Nittany Lions (12-17, 4-12 Big Ten) scored 40 of their 66 points inside the painted area even though the Wildca...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats live up to ‘cardiac’ moniker in Penn State win

Dan Ryan

February 24, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

If anyone ever wondered how Northwestern earned the nickname "Cardiac Cats," Saturday's contest against Penn State served as a perfect explanation. Needing a win to stay alive in their quest for their first-ever NCAA Tournamen...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats embrace pressure ahead of Nittany Lions matchup

Josh Walfish

February 22, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After Northwestern's loss to Michigan on Tuesday, NU's NCAA Tournament hopes took a severe hit. Fans were scrambling after the game to see what the prognosticators said about the Wildcats' chances at making the Big Dance. The hype surr...

Northwestern’s tournament hopes take hit with 67-55 loss to Michigan

by Josh Walfish

February 20, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

If Northwestern misses the NCAA Tournament in three weeks, it may be looking back on games like Tuesday night. The Wildcats (16-11, 6-9 Big Ten) lost a 7-point halftime lead, falling in overtime 67-55 to Michigan. Both games bet...

Same game, same ending for Northwestern and Michigan

Dan Ryan

February 20, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

If Northwestern altered its game plan since it lost to Michigan on Jan. 11 in Ann Arbor, Mich., it was not evident on the stat sheet. After losing to the Wolverines in overtime the last time the teams met, the Wildcats staged a...

LIVEBLOG: Men’s Basketball – Northwestern vs. Michigan

The Daily Northwestern

February 19, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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