Despite bringing back only six players from last season, Northwestern’s starting line-up will likely look very familiar. Drew Crawford was the bridge between the Bill Carmody and Chris Collins eras, and with him gone, the Wildcats hope someone else can step up and fill his shoes. While Northwestern performed well last season — relative to the program’s history — time will...
Northwestern guard Dave Sobolewski will miss Sunday night's game with against No. 23 Illinois with a concussion. A junior, Sobolewski, who was injured in practice, is Northwestern's primary ball-handler and is averaging 7.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. He hasn't scored in double figures since the Wildcats beat Gardner-Webb on Nov. 25, when he had 10 points. Over...
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January 12, 2014 | Discuss
#23 Illinois (13-3) comes into Northwestern (7-9) on Sunday evening in the battle of Who Is Illinois’ B1G Team? Northwestern is led by Naperville native, Drew Crawford, who is averaging 15.7 points and 6.9 rebounds. Former Benet point guard, Dave Sobolewski, carries Northwestern with 3.2 assists. Northwestern, under new Head Coach, Chris Collins, has struggled in finding their...
Dave Sobolewski scored 17 of his career-high 25 points in the first half and Drew Crawford added 18 as Northwestern routed Illinois-Chicago 93-58 on Wednesday night. Northwestern (2-2) opened the game with a 17-4 lead on Sanjay Lumpkin's layup and JerShon Cobb's 3-pointer extended the lead to 20-6 as the Wildcats led wire to wire. Jordan Harks led Illinois-Chicago (1-3) with 13...
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November 21, 2013 | Discuss
Northwestern Bounces Back with 93-58 Thrashing of UIC Behind Dave Sobolewski’s Career-High 25 Points
Just three nights after an embarrassing defeat at home to Illinois State, Northwestern (2-2) did a complete 180 with a 93-58 blowout at UIC (1-3) on Wednesday. The Wildcats used a 10-0 run early in the first half to take a 12-2 lead and never looked back. By halftime, the advantage had grown to 25 points. Photo: David Banks/USA Today Sports Northwestern head coach Chris Collins...
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