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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Ryan Young attempts a layup. The freshman center is Northwestern’s starter this season.

Warren’s World: Northwestern men’s basketball is what we thought it would be. But the Wildcats should be better.

January 28, 2020

The expectations for Northwestern men’s basketball heading into the season were as low as they had been in years — almost every national media outlet had the Wildcats finishing the season in last place...

In Focus:  How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches

In Focus: How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches

May 28, 2019

Editor’s note: When this article refers to Division I schools and their statistics, HBCUs are excluded from the numbers. When former Northwestern assistant coach Pat Baldwin started playing basketball...

Curtain Call: Despite underwhelming numbers, Lumpkin’s Northwestern legacy transcends statistics

Curtain Call: Despite underwhelming numbers, Lumpkin’s Northwestern legacy transcends statistics

May 23, 2017

A broken wrist sent Sanjay Lumpkin to Salt Lake City, and maybe the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament. The story is textbook evidence for Lumpkin’s theory that things always happen for a reason and...

Former Wildcat guard Drew Crawford attacks the paint in a 2014 game. Crawford is one of three Northwestern alumni slated to play in The Basketball Tournament for a team put together by former Cats Tim Doyle and Craig Moore.

Northwestern alumni reunite for shot at $2 million prize in The Basketball Tournament

July 7, 2016

Despite setting a program record in wins last season, Northwestern has yet to make an appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the only major-conference school with that dubious distinction. But this summer,...

Alex Olah drives down the court. The former NU player and his teammate Tre Demps will be playing together professionally for Belfius Mons-Hainaut in Belgium.

Curtain Call: Alex Olah’s career marked by steady increase in performance, confidence

May 26, 2016

Alex Olah slid backward with all four limbs pointed toward the ceiling and both fists clenched in celebration. He slid all the way past the half-court logo inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis....

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