Found October 03, 2011 on
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With the college basketball season inching closer, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next few weeks. Today, we continue our team previews with a look at the Northwestern Wildcats.
The Northwestern Wildcats have been rather consistent the last two seasons.
The team’s overall record in 2009-10 and 2010-11 matched at 20-14. The Wildcats made the NIT both years, falling in the first round to Rhode Island in 2009-10, while winning in the first two rounds in 2010-11 before falling to Washington State in overtime in the tournament’s Elite 8.
Speaking specifically to 2010-11, Northwestern had problems with their defense — much like the Hoosiers. The team allowed its opponents to shoot an effective field-goal percentage of 52.5 percent, ranking them 311th in the country. The Wildcats also allowed 1.14 point per possession in conference play, tying them for last place in the Big Ten with Indiana.
This season, the Wildcats will be witho...
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Northwestern Wildcats quarterback Dan Persa was the 8th ranked national trending term on Twitter yesterday during <a href="http://www.thesportsbank.net/illinois-illini/illini-beat-northwestern-38-35-chicagos-big-ten-team/”>the Illinois-NU game. Not locally trending, but national. Given his story: playing in his first game in almost a year since tearing an Achilles tendon...
Northwestern senior forward John Shurna has been selected to the watch list for the 2011-12 John R. Wooden Award as announced by the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
Northwestern running back Mike Trumpy will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Saturday's loss to Illinois.
The Northwestern rushing attack was dealt a serious blow today with the news that sophomore running back Mike Trumpy has torn his ACL, and will miss the remainder of the 2011 season.
Northwestern has suffered yet another knee to the groin. Specifically, though, it’s a torn ACL — I’m noticing a trend here — that will sideline the Wildcats’ second-leading rusher for the rest of the season. Coach Pat Fitzgerald announced today that running back Mike Trumpy suffered the injury in Saturday’s loss to Illinois. After the…
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Michigan Wolverines vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds
The Wildcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Wolverines at Ryan Field in Week 6 action.
They will face the 5-0 Wolverines, who own a 4-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 2-2 favoring the UNDER...
Fresh of its first victory of the season in Big Ten play over the Indiana Hoosiers Saturday, the Northwestern Wildcats will take the show on the road for the next two matches where they'll be greeted by a pair of top-25 opponents.
Dan Persa is good to go Saturday for Northwestern against Michigan. Tailback Mike Trumpy, meanwhile, is out for the season after tearing his left ACL.