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

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

The Daily Northwestern


Julian Roper II readies to shoot a free throw. The sophomore averaged 4.4 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game this past season.

Men’s Basketball: Sophomore guard Julian Roper II to enter transfer portal

March 27, 2023

With speculation of which returning players will come back to Evanston after their historic season abound, one thing is for sure: Northwestern men’s basketball will officially be without sophomore guard...

Coach scans the court.

From job on the line to Big Ten Coach of The Year: How Chris Collins led Northwestern to another historic season

March 8, 2023

When Northwestern men’s basketball’s 2021-22 season ended, coach Chris Collins knew his job was on the line. The Wildcats had just lost 112-76 to Iowa in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament,...

A basketball coach throws his hands in the air.

Men’s Basketball: A decisive year ahead for coach Collins, Northwestern

August 12, 2022

A mid-March email from athletic director Derrick Gragg indicated the 2022-23 season would be a decisive year for Chris Collins. The 10-year men’s basketball head coach was tasked with “making necessary...

A basketball coach throws his arms in the air.

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls victim to haymaker runs from Minnesota in 17-point loss

February 20, 2022

Mike Tyson said it best: ”Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”  Those 11 words encapsulated Northwestern’s road trip to Minnesota on Saturday. The Wildcats fell in a dismal...

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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern can’t finish comeback attempt, falls to No. 13 Illinois

February 14, 2022

No. 13 Illinois’s lead shrunk gradually from 18 points, to 12, to nine, to three — like the thermometer on a cold February night.  It never evaporated though, and Northwestern’s three-game winning...

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