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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern ekes out victory over Rutgers in Big Ten opener

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

December 30, 2014

Northwestern returned to its defensive identity Tuesday in a 51-47 win at Rutgers to begin Big Ten play. NU (10-4, 1-0 Big Ten) faced a 10:36 field-goal drought late in the second half but locked down on Rutgers (8-6, 0-1) to hold on for the close v...

Men’s Basketball: After uneven non-conference season, Northwestern primed to test conference waters

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

December 29, 2014

As Northwestern's non-conference schedule draws to a close and Big Ten play begins, the Wildcats will find themselves in a fight to not be the worst team in the conference when they travel to Rutgers on Tuesday. It isn't a...