Found March 08, 2012 on
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There’s something mildly comforting watching the Gophers play against a team that we all know is trying desperately to throw away the final chance it has to lock down its first NCAA Tournament bid in school history. Tonight it wasn’t Minnesota on the verge of throwing away its season, disappointing its fans and offering false [...]
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The Big Ten Tournament has gotten off to a hot and heavy start on Day 1. The 3rd game was no exception as the Northwestern Wildcats and Minnesota Golden Gophers locked up in a fierce battle. On a day when Senior John Shurna needed to lead his team to victory it was Minnesota’s freshman point guard Andre Hollins that carried the day. Minnesota pulled off a first round upset with...
INDIANAPOLIS - Whether the first day at the Big Ten Tournament truly went according to script depends on how you feel about the team that came here with the most to gain and lose this weekend, the perpetually close Northwestern Wildcats.
Northwestern's game Thursday night with Minnesota went to overtime. From there, it went about like it always does for the Wildcats.
Heading into the Big Ten Tournament, there was probably no more compelling storyline than the Northwestern Wildcats trying to get their first NCAA bid in their school’s history. Having finished seventh in the Big Ten, and just one win against the RPI top 50, the Wildcats were thoroughly on the bubble, and the consensus was that they had work to do in the conference tournament to...
Northwestern's John Shurna and JerShon Cobb address the media after the loss against Minnesota.