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Men’s Basketball Sidebar: Nash makes most of time on floor despite foul trouble

Jimmy Carlton

February 6, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In a Northwestern victory overflowing with highlight-reel dunks, athletic blocks and a barrage of 3-pointers, it was two fundamental and trademark Jeremy Nash plays in the second half that underscored his importance to the Wi...

Men’s Basketball: Fans storm court as NU topples No. 6 Purdue

Danny Daly

January 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For three years, Michael Thompson longed to play in a game that ended with Northwestern fans storming the court.After NU held off No. 6 Purdue 72-64 in front of a capacity crowd at Welsh-Ryan Arena Saturday, the junior guard got his wish."Since I've been here, I've been watching other co...

Chappatta: Cats’ effort makes underdogs fun to watch

Brian Chappatta

January 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

I'm still waiting for a question about Kevin Coble.After Northwestern took down No. 6 Purdue 72-64 Saturday, coach Bill Carmody and his players had to field the usual condescending questions. What does a win over a ranked opponent ...

Men’s Basketball Sidebar: Aggressive defense forces Boilermakers into foul trouble

Rodger Sherman

January 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Purdue's swarming defense seemed to work against Northwestern, as the Boilermakers forced the Wildcats into 16 turnovers.But the takeaways came with a price: Purdue recorded 25 fouls compared to only 23 rebounds and spent 17 ...

Men’s Basketball: From one extreme to the other: Hughes gets hot in final minutes

Danny Daly

January 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Going into Wednesday's game against a disciplined Northwestern team, Wisconsin knew it needed to be patient. That mindset paid dividends down the stretch-it just wasn't necessarily in the way the Badgers expected.During the media...

Men’s Basketball: Cats can’t close out Badgers

Rodger Sherman

January 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For seven minutes, the rims at Welsh-Ryan Arena got a workout.After sophomore forward John Shurna hit a layup to put Northwestern ahead 37-36 with a little less than 15 minutes left in the game, both teams went cold. They comb...

Liveblog: NU vs No. 13 Wisconsin

Daily Sports

January 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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Men’s Basketball: Cats claw back versus Wolverines

Rodger Sherman

January 10, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With nothing falling early on, Northwestern was desperate for a spark. Down 31-14 with a little more than four minutes to go in the first half, the Wildcats were cold from 3-point range and Michigan center DeShawn Sims had tosse...

Big Ten Insider: Nearby schools swap spots in rankings

Jonah L. Rosenblum

January 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With No. 4 Purdue basking in the national spotlight, No. 17 Wisconsin is not getting the attention a 12-2 team deserves. Undefeated in Big Ten play, the Badgers have put together an impressive start to the season. They fared we...