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Northwestern makes short work of Illinois-Chicago, 63-46

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Bryant McIntosh scored 22 points and Alex Olah had 17 to lead Northwestern to a 63-46 victory over undermanned Illinois-Chicago on Monday. McIntosh was 7 of 9 from the field and hit all six of his free throws for Northwestern (8-4). Olah hit 5 of 10 shots, 6 of 10 free throws, grabbed seven rebounds and had three blocks. D'Juan Miller led Illinois-Chicago (3...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern routs Mississippi Valley State 101-49

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Alex Olah scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Northwestern snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Mississippi Valley State 101-49 on Sunday.  Nathan Taphorn had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting while Bryant McIntosh and Tre Demps had 15 points apiece for the Wildcats, who were playing without senior guard JerShon Cobb (right foot) but still eased...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern rallies, downs Houston Baptist 65-58

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Center Alex Olah scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half on Friday night, and Northwestern shook off a sluggish start to post a 65-58 victory over Houston Baptist in the season opener for both teams. Heavily favored Northwestern trailed 31-28 at halftime before the 7-foot Olah took over and allowed it to pull away. The Wildcats took a 43-42 lead on Olah...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Basketball Opponent Preview: Northwestern

School: Northwestern University Location: Evanston, IL Undergrad Enrollment: 8,688 2013-14 record: (14-19, 6-12 B1G) Top returning players: JerShon Cobb (12.2 pts, 4.8 rebounds); Tre Demps (11.0 pts, 73 assists); Alex Olah (9.1 pts, 5.2 rebounds). Who’d win in a mascot fight?: Could there be any more boring mascot than the Wildcat? Seriously, generic as hell. Give me Bucky...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball: Alex Olah’s potential for 2016 NBA Draft

The phrases “Northwestern basketball” and “NBA Draft” are rarely assembled in the same sentence. Only 28 players in school history have been drafted, with just 12 of them actually appearing in a regular season game. Considering Northwestern has yet to make an NCAA Tournament, it is not surprising their professional talent pool has been rather shallow. But with former Wildcat...
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern’s Alex Olah: Potential NBA Draft pick in 2015 or 2016

Northwestern center Alex Olah seems to play his best college basketball versus the best competition. The sophomore 7-footer had one of his best games versus Noah Vonleh of the Indiana Hoosiers; a likely top ten pick in the NBA Draft this June. Olah’s career high in scoring came versus the Wisconsin Badgers, who have the best NCAA Tournament resume of anyone in the Big Ten. And...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball recap: Nebraska

Northwestern basketball recap: NebraskaLINCOLN, Neb. – In a season that has seen Nebraska host the likes of Ohio State and Michigan, which opponent helped the seven-month old Pinnacle Bank Arena secure its largest basketball crowd Saturday afternoon? You guessed it. The Northwestern Wildcats. Northwestern (12-17, 5-11 Big Ten) fell to Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten), 54-47, in a...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern pulls out a 58-52 win over Brown

Alex Olah scored eight of his 10 points in the second half and Kale Abrahamson had nine of his 11 in the final 20 minutes, allowing cold-shooting Northwestern to pull out a 58-52 win over Brown on Sunday. Olah gave the Wildcats leads three times late in the game. His 3-pointer with 8:34 to put Northwestern (7-5) ahead for good at 44-41. Abrahamson's three-point play with 43 seconds...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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