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, 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...

NU's Shurna scores points on, off court

Wildcats' all-time leading scorer 'poster child for what a student-athlete should be,' says AD PhillipsDavid Haugh: When Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips gave John Shurna a congratulatory hug Saturday night after the versatile senior broke the school's all-time scoring record, Shurna responded with aw-shucks humility as identifiable as his shooting stroke.

General News. NU Announces Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week

Northwestern has announced that Wildcat senior John Shurna (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) of the men's basketball team and senior Jenny Wilson (Bethesda, Md./Sidwell Friends School) of the women's swimming team have been named NU's Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week for their performances last week.

Smith To Transfer From Northwestern

Northwestern announced on Wednesday that sophomore running back Adonis Smith has announced his intentions to transfer from the program.

W. Cross Country. Northwestern Announces Summer Cross Country Camp

Northwestern cross country this summer will host Camp Run Wild, a cross country camp for girls in grades 6-12 that seeks to provide a foundation for summer training programs and upcoming fall seasons. Hosted on the beautiful Northwestern University campus, the overnight camp is scheduled for Sunday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 18.

Adonis Smith Announces He is Transferring

Northwestern University head football coach Pat Fitzgerald announced today that sophomore running back Adonis Smith (Oakland, Calif./Junipero Serra) is leaving the Wildcat program.

Northwestern Next Up For Iowa

The University of Iowa women's basketball team will play its final road game of the regular season Thursday, traveling to Evanston to take on the Northwestern Wildcats. Tip-off at Welsh-Ryan Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Crawford Tabbed Second-Team Academic All-American

Northwestern junior forward Drew Crawford has been selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Second Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

M. Swimming. Northwestern Jumps Into Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships Wednesday

Conference championship season is here and the Northwestern Wildcats kicked off the 2012 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships Wednesday evening at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

Football. Adonis Smith Announces He is Transferring

Northwestern University head football coach Pat Fitzgerald announced today that sophomore running back Adonis Smith (Oakland, Calif./Junipero Serra) is leaving the Wildcat program.

M. Golf. Rice Intercollegiate Concludes Tuesday

With a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play, Northwestern University will vie to become the first team to win multiple Rice Intercollegiates when the early spring tournament wraps up Tuesday at Westwood Golf Club.
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