Found February 21, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
When Northwestern beat Minnesota on Saturday, the Wildcats were able to pull out the win with strong three-point shooting and ball security, despite a bad rebounding ratio. Tuesday night against Michigan, the Cats rebounded well, but turned the ball over 17 times and shot just 18.8 percent from beyond the arc. The end result, a 67-55 loss, was the opposite of the Minnesota game, as well. “In the second half we seemed worn down,” coach Bill Carmody said. “We turned the ball over 14 times, not unlike the game in Ann Arbor when we turned it over the same amount. We only made three “threes” up there and we made the same amount tonight.” Guest post by Kevin Trahan of bigtenorbust.com, purplewildcats.com and the Daily Northwestern. But the focus in the postgame press conference shifted quickly from Tuesday night’s game to the big picture, as Northwestern’s quest for its first ever NCAA Tournament berth just became more difficult. “If we’d won this game tonight it would be really good fo...
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