On Sunday, the Northwestern Basketball will face the Iowa Hawkeyes at 3pm Eastern at home. With March rapidly approaching and the Hawkeyes desperate to make a late season push to make the NCAA tournament or at least guarantee them a spot in the NIT postseason tournament, they plan on walking out of Evanston with an easy win. For the Wildcats, this an opportunity to get a big win...
Things do not look too good in Evanston, Illinois for the Northwestern Basketball team but things have been looking up. Currently ranked dead last in the Big Ten, the Wildcats have an overall record of 10-13 putting them 14th in a conference famous for having ten teams. But as cliché as one can be when talking about any sports team, Northwestern’s record does not show how good...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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